Do blind people dream?

Philippines
October 16, 2009 7:44pm CST
I just wonder. This maybe a stupid question. If a person is blind since birth, does he see people's faces in his dreams?
5 responses
@svrider88 (115)
• United States
17 Oct 09
That is an extremely good question. I have no idea. But, im gonna look it up and see. Because that is really gonna bug me til I find out
• United States
17 Oct 09
I looked it up and from what I have seen if you were blind since birth you would most likely just have dreams of sounds. But if you could see before and then went blind you would have normal dreams for the most part.
• Philippines
17 Oct 09
it's bugging me as well haha...thanks for the response.
• Philippines
17 Oct 09
what if they are both deaf and blind my dear? hehe...
@taztheone (1726)
• India
17 Oct 09
A person who is blind from birth can never see dreams nor can they even see any color other than black. However they will have dreams with sounds. If he is both deaf & blind, He will have neither dreams with vision nor sound. Happy Lotting
• Philippines
17 Oct 09
Without vision or sound, what is left for them to dream of? I am just curious. Thanks for the response. Good day.
@taztheone (1726)
• India
17 Oct 09
The answer is nothing! Their world is a complete black & silent one. They will not have any dreams at all. Also a person who is deaf from birth will also be a dumb & all they can have is a feeling of touch.
@jndlponti (2413)
• Philippines
17 Oct 09
in my own opinion.... YES! BLind people dream dreams.... in psychology, we dream when we reach the REM (Rapid Eye Movement) stage, it would take 1-2 hours and it will start... we may not actually remember the whole dream but it's for sure we've expeience dreaming. some dreams we remember are those last that pop up in us... during early in the morning, most of it, when we are about to 'really' wake up. in that case, blind people are still people and thus they for sure experiance the same thing... but MAYBE, in a different way. it could be images they've created in their minds...and it is one of the good thing that is happening to them when "at least" in a dream, they "CAN SEE".
• Philippines
17 Oct 09
very well said. thanks for the response, jndlponti. You sure enlightened me as well.
@Hazelrose (2185)
• Philippines
17 Oct 09
Hi wookieekyut,Yes! because they have also their mind.And it is normal to a person to dream.Even if they 're bind but still they are a human being.It is only they can not see but they can hear.Good day!
• Philippines
17 Oct 09
Thanks for the response. I'm getting enlightened. I was really curious before but haven't asked anyone about it.
• Philippines
17 Oct 09
It's not a stupid question, it's probably one of the good questions I have read today. Blind people also has dreams, and can have dreams just like you and me who can see. But of course, their dream will be limited to what their mind can imagine. But I believe that once they are given their glorified body if they trust Christ, there will be no more blindness in them.
• Philippines
17 Oct 09
Oh...thank you for considering my question good. Your response erased my previous thought that they don't dream. How could I ever think that? But what if they are blind and deaf? haha... That's another question.