The Social Value of Dreams
The nature of dreams is such that even the dreams of others have
something to say to us and can have relevance in our own lives.
The recognition that, as human beings, we share the same
emotions, have similar fears and experience similar dreams will
inevitably lead us to a greater understanding and tolerance of
Group work provides an ideal vehicle for listening to, and
understanding, many different viewpoints and life situations. The
outcome of this is that a feeling of empathy develops and the
student is less likely to project their inner conflicts onto the
outside world and, therefore, will be less likely to engage in
destructive behaviour.