“As far as group dreaming is concerned, however, there are still some people who have always served as watchdogs in that regard, while others even in the dream state operate as healers or teachers or explorers or whatever. There is no craft that was not first conceived of by an individual dreamer, who later transferred it to the social world of activity.
“In the dreaming state, then, the needs and desires of families, communities and countries are well known. The dream state serves as a rich source of the world’s knowledge, and is also therefore responsible for the outgrowth of its technology. This is a highly important point, for “the technological world out there” was at one time the world of dreams. The discoveries and inventions that made the industrial world possible were always latent in man’s mind, and represented an inner glittering landscape of probability that he brought into actualization through the use of dreams – the intuitive and the conscious manipulation of material that was at one time latent.”
(Dreams, “Evolution” and Value Fulfillment Vol 2, Session 934)