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Berkley and Descartes were both philosophers with reality on their mind. I thought I would give it a try. So what is reality? The answer does not exist. Many people think about reality if not devote their lives to finding out it is. Even pondering pondering reality could drive you insane in its self but the more I talk the further from reality I get.So let me start. I do not know what reality is but how am I to figure this out when I am a child and people who do devote their entire lives to reality did not figure it out.Reality is the state of being actual or true. Well I now know what reality is but what is actual and what is true? True is consistent with fact or reality; not false or erroneous. That just links us back to reality. But some things are lies, and reality doesn't tell you what is a lie and what is true. Our mind could trick us into believing that something that isn't real is real, as it does with a optical illusion and a mirage. ...view middle of the document...

But if this is to be true then we would live the real world backward starting at death and ending at birth, so what we dream isn't the future but actually the past.If it is true and by concentrating just enough that you can shift your dream but not enough for you to wake up you can change your dream, then you can have everything you want in you real life, so why cant you have everything you want in your dream life?The answer, you can. However in the dream life reality or lack there of makes you not be able to do everything and have everything. You don't believe that you got your homework done because you never actually did the work, so your homework is not done, if you believe that you got your homework done regardless of the work you did or didn't do then it is done.Some people dream of not their lives but of others, which refers back to what I said before, by concentrating just enough that you can shift your dream but not enough for you to wake up you can change your dream. So dreaming of a life not yours is actually not possible however changing your life to be the life of someone else is.Another common dream is of constant darkness. If the rest of my thesis is correct, then the darkness is death for it can not be birth for you have not died yet. These dream go by so fast that you recognize your asleep, however you feel like you slept for only a few seconds, so if death is a constant dark dream or rather reality it would be a hour of darkness to your knowledge before your brain decomposed so death would be nothing.The reason that we do not see or remember our death is because when we saw it in our dream life when we where born and do not remember it. Not because we where to young to remember but because its was to traumatic to remember. The result of changing direction of life is not having age or time or life in general.But if life in general does not exist then reality does not exist, and if reality does not exist then neither does fact, actual, or true. If true does not exist then everything is a lie, and no one exists and we are all a figment of each others imagination.

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