The brain is a highly complex organ composed of neurons that generate electrical signals constantly, even while we sleep. And when we sleep, our minds are freed from the limits of reality. Sadly, once we wake up, 95% of those thoughts have faded and we are left with a faint reminder of those dreams.
SHADOW | Community of Dreamers believes that we as a society have the power to access our subconsciousness and harness that creativity for the greater good. Inspired by the concept of dreaming, Hunter Lee Soik and his team of developers have created a mobile phone app designed to help users record their dreams and share them with other users across the globe. Think of it as a dream database that functions to illuminate the interconnectedness of our subconscious minds.
At its core, the SHADOW app works like an alarm clock that wakes users up with an escalating sound to pull them out of their dreams. Once awake, users are prompted to record their dreams via voice, text, or questions. The whole process takes less than 5 minutes and is an ingenious way of processing the symbols and experiences from our dreams into profound insights about who we are as a people.
If you’d like to support this idea, click here to donate. After all, in the words of John Lennon, “A dream we dream alone is only a dream, but a dream we dream together can be a reality.”