The Four Agreements - Chapter One: Domestication and the Dream of the Planet Summary & Analysis

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The main function of the brain is to dream – and it dreams twenty-four hours a day. The reason that dreams seem distorted when we sleep is because there is no logical or material framework present to add linear direction. Our ancestors created a big dream, an outside dream that can be referred to as “the dream of the planet.” This dream is a collection of all the smaller dreams of mankind. This collective dream is one of community, family and humanity. The subcategories of the big dream are society’s beliefs, laws, cultures and religions. It contains the means of achieving the dreams of mankind – governments, schools and events.

Man is born with the ability to dream. When a baby is born, it is taught to focus on the outside dream – the dream of the planet...

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