RE: Aquatic Ape--correction

Anders Sandberg (
Fri, 17 Jan 1997 13:42:35 +0100 (MET)

On Thu, 16 Jan 1997, Kathryn Aegis wrote:

> Interestingly enough, Freud's work has been cited in connection with
> this theory, because he discovered during his study of dreams that
> water figures prominently in the dreams of persons who are
> experiencing periods of great stress.

Is there any independent evidence for this, or is this just another part
of psychotherapy lore? Unfortunately Freud and his memetic decendants
have a tendency to refer to their experience and "general observations"
that seldom are falsifiable or even testable.

Anders Sandberg Towards Ascension!
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