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What's the secret behind the infamous 'Backrooms' creepypasta?

DISCLAIMER: I did not create this creepypasta, nor do I claim it to be true. I'm not quite sure if this is the right place to ask about creepypastas, but there isn't a specific site on the SE network ...
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How are bears associated with the world of dreams?

I was looking for information on bear cults when I stumbled upon this little gem: In Native American folklore there are many tales about bears. It is highly respected as the 'keeper of dreams', and '...
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How does Shamhat know about Gilgamesh's dreams?

In The Epic of Gilgamesh, Shamhat has intimate knowledge about Gilgamesh's dreams: "Before you even came from the uplands, Gilgamesh in Uruk was seeing you in dreams..." (The Epic of Gilgamesh; ...
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How long ago was the Dreaming?

The Dreaming, or dreamtime, is the Australian Aboriginal term for the pre-creation formless world, which was then given form by various deities including the rainbow serpent. How long ago was the ...
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