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####¨¨##¨¨               ¨¨¨ sleep ¨¨¨              ¨¨#¨¨##¨¨#
###¨¨¨¨¨¨¨                  ::==::                  ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨
¨#¨¨######                                          #########¨
¨¨¨¨¨##### sleep is  the most important meal of the ########¨¨
####¨¨#### day.  sleep  is  saying  goodbye  for  a #######¨¨#
###¨¨¨¨### while. if you  can dream,  you  also get ######¨¨¨¨
¨#¨¨##¨¨#¨ to  visit  friends  and  other  animals. #####¨¨##¨
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##########                  ¨¨::¨¨                  ###¨¨#####
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########## deeper  than death is to  be  alive  and #¨¨##¨¨###
########## asleep. it is death if  it was temporary ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨##
##########             and rejuvenating.            #######¨¨#
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¨########¨                  ¨¨::¨¨                  ¨¨###¨¨##¨
¨¨######¨¨                                          #¨¨#¨¨¨¨¨¨
#¨¨####¨¨# sleep  is  a  black  marble  outside  of ¨¨¨¨¨#####
¨¨¨¨##¨¨¨¨ which there  is  nothing.  inside is all ####¨¨####
¨##¨¨¨¨### the   stars  and   in   the   middle   a ###¨¨¨¨##¨
¨¨¨¨##¨¨## black lake.  at the foot  of  this  lake ¨#¨¨##¨¨¨¨
###¨¨¨¨¨¨#          stands an old friend.           ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨###
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#¨¨¨¨##¨¨¨ when you sleep all  sound  is  internal. ###¨¨¨¨¨¨#
¨¨##¨¨¨¨## when   you  sleep  your  brain  shrinks. ##¨¨####¨¨
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¨¨##¨¨¨¨¨¨                  ¨¨::¨¨                  ¨¨##¨¨¨¨¨¨
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¨¨##¨¨##¨¨ if you wish to measure  sleep, use these ¨¨##¨¨####
¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨    four quantifiers:: grip, deepness,    ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨##¨
##########   otherworldiness and revitalization.    ######¨¨¨¨
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¨¨######## grip goes from not being able  to let go ####¨¨¨¨¨¨
#¨¨######¨ all   day  (left)   to  not   caring  to ###¨¨#####
¨¨¨¨####¨¨            remember (right).             ##¨¨¨¨####
¨##¨¨##¨¨#                                          #¨¨##¨¨##¨
¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨     deepness goes from being several     ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨
########## hundred  meters  down (left)  to  barely ##########
##########       touching the surface (right).      ##########
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##########   otherworldliness goes from a single    ##########
##########  coherent dreamscape (left), via normal  ##########
########## dream  amounts  (middle)  to  no  dreams ##########
##########                 (right).                 ##########
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########## revitalization  goes  from  a feeling of ##########
########## not having slept at  all (left) to being ##########
########## full  of  energy   and   maybe  optimism ##########
##########                 (right).                 ##########
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##########                    ::                    ##########
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########## high  otherworldliness  and high grip is ##########
##########     a particularly effective combo.      ##########
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##########             ¨¨¨ see also ¨¨¨             ##########
##########                  ::==::                  ##########
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##########               sleep deities              ##########
##########               the blackbird              ##########
##########                 solipsism                ##########
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##########                  ==;;==                  ##########
##########           ¨¨¨ furthermore ¨¨¨            ##########
##########                  ::==::                  ##########
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########## this  is  still a place:  here,  in  the ##########
########## silence,  darkness  and   night  -   and ##########
########## loneliness, holding a  kind  of dilution ##########
########## of   reality,  and  suddenly   it's  not ##########
########## important that  i  lie  in  my  bed, the ##########
########## lack  of  presence  brings   the  notion ##########
########## that,  if  i  do  not  choose  sleep,  i ##########
##########    choose past, future, something with   ##########
########## more  substance  than  the   objects   i ##########
##########          surround myself with.           ##########
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