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      Why do I see people when I close my eyes?

      This might sound weird, but ever since I was little, some times, not all of the time, when I close my eyes I see people that I have never met, or seen before in my life. It happens randomly, usually when I am in a very peaceful state, or just before falling asleep, sometimes when I just have my eyes closed. The people I see are just random people, as I said before I have never met them, seen them on the street, or anything. For example tonight, I saw a father and daughter (both whom I didn't know) sitting on a bench feeding birds. These images are as clear as day, about as clear as if I were right in front of them looking at them. I'm confused, who are these people, and why do I see them?

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      This sounds like you may be able to communicate with spirits. I dont know if you believe in that but I do. Try communicating with them, they may show you in images what they are trying to get across to you or maby words. Sounds very interesting though!

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      yes i've had that happend several times! for me its usually when im very very tired..
      i close my eyes and random faces just pop up, it scared me before but i find it interesting now

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      I watch the images morph a lot of times. I wonder where all the activity originates, however, you move past the images--in your mind.

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      you do? it is pretty weird, do you some special abilities?

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      That use to always happen to me. I don't know why it doesn't occur anymore, but I use to love it. I use have just random faces pop up in the blackness of my eyelids as I was falling asleep. And it definatly wasn't sp because it would happen right as I was going to bed.
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      Quote Originally Posted by mayday02 View Post
      you do? it is pretty weird, do you some special abilities?
      I don't know. The name "special" is the results of a comparison of some kind--so the question does not appear to make any sense to me.
      Last edited by Philosopher8659; 11-06-2010 at 01:45 PM.

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      You are having third eye experiences. Basically, your third eye is opening while you are trying to rest. There are some things you can do with this. Some people use it to induce astral experiences.

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      Yep it happened to me too.One time it was at the end of a LD I must have seen like a hundred faces in just a few seconds.It was like my brain was searching for a photo from an archive or something.
      So it's just the transition from the real world to the dream world and vice versa.Sometimes you get sceneries other times people

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      For all the talk about communicating with spirits and "third eye experiences", I figured I should offer my own hypothesis which has a slightly more rational slant. It sounds like this is just the activity of your brain piecing together experiences that have been ingrained in your subconscious. You see, the human brain doesn't perceive things directly; what you think you are experiencing is not just raw data, but is passed through several filters before it is consciously perceived. One such filter is the one that recognizes faces. This is why we sometimes imagine houses or cars to have faces, because our brain is wired to recognize faces even when there not there.

      Here's an example. The faces in the image aren't actually faces, they're just arrangements of rocks and trees, but we see faces anyway.

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      That hypothesis is cool and all, but when you experience it, and when it does more then show faces, then you'll know. The original poster may have only had a hypnogogic experience, but the 3rd eye is very real, and it doesn't only function as a picture viewer.

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      I agree with Kaizer. And the OP is probably young which is when this part of the brian is developing. I use to get it too all the time but now I rarely do, if ever.

      On the other hand this is the second post in the top few posts talking about seeing people/faces etc. spooky....
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      I think Kaizer is on the right track; sounds like matrixing. However if you'd like to discuss "other" explanations I'd point you at the 'Beyond Dreaming' forum.
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      As I said before, the poster may have just been having some hypnagogic experiences, but the third eye is real. Some people use it for astral travel, clairvoyancy, etc.

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      Quote Originally Posted by kyle2516 View Post
      As I said before, the poster may have just been having some hypnagogic experiences, but the third eye is real. Some people use it for astral travel, clairvoyancy, etc.
      God is real because some people pray to him.

      It's true.... because I said it is.
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      If you were Christian, I would say that God is bringing those people before you to pray for them, and it is not necessary to know who they are. You may have the gift of intercession.

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      Angry

      I see eyes when I fall asleep, I look at them,sometimes, and focus on them, then more of them appear. I've only maybe look at them for 2 minutes before the entire darkness is pretty much consumed by them which is why I try to ignore any thing like that I see. I think sometime though I'll try to keep focusing on them.
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      Annoyed with why everybody has to explain that everything is set before you like a banquet from god
      Their is a reason before this having to do with the brain other than god just trying to tell him shit ^.^
      Most people who are like that have closed minds, example.(actually happened.)
      ME:"Do you think magic is real."
      HER:"Of course not, that's freakin retarded."
      ME:"Do you believe that Jesus changed water into wine."
      HER:" Yes, I mean it's not the same thing."
      ME:" Define Magic, then define what Jesus was."
      HER:" Jesus is almighty, but magic is just stupid."
      ME:" Then how do you explain Jesus can do what he does."
      HER:" Because he's Jesus, DUH."
      ME:" But you still don't have an explanation."
      It was an argument between me and here when I told her I was atheist.
      see what I mean?
      They refuse anything that happens has to be controlled by god and that nothing can happen if it isn't from heaven. If it's name isn't Jesus or god then it can't do anything making us all "not worthy". which is just sad.
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      Spirits? Third eye? Let's be more down to the ground here. Your experiences sound like just normal common hypnagogic imagery. Most people see stuff right before they fall asleep (not every night, but sometimes). I also often see faces and places. It's perfectly normal.
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      That is exactly what I did, used to scare me but I just go with it now. It actually helps me sleep because I know when I start getting them I know I am not far off xD

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      I almost experience the same thing as you do. But I see spirits/shadows. There are many possible explanations for this activity and it seems like it's all personal preference to decide why this is going on.
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      Besides the fairly well-established facts regarding hallucinations, yeah it's all personal preference....
      I suggest you research the facts on delusions also.
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      Quote Originally Posted by Moodyangel View Post
      I almost experience the same thing as you do. But I see spirits/shadows. There are many possible explanations for this activity and it seems like it's all personal preference to decide why this is going on.
      This is negative or evil spiritual activity .Pray and ask God to bind and cast out all of the evil entities in your home and in and around you. God does not want you to be afraid. Do not let anybody tell you that you are hallucinating. This can be a real thing. Talk to someone in your life that has faith, and tell them what you see. You could even call a pastor if you have nobody in your life that has faith enough to help you. You can write to me anytime you need to.

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      I got drunk saturday night, and didnt get much sleep that night. So last night as I was falling asleep, i started seeing people in my vision as my eyes were closed. They werent in color but more of a black shadow, but I could ee there faces and everything. So I kept watching these people walk by ad then at one point I saw two girls walking by my vision and I turned my head and started opening my eyes, and while my eyes were a little open, I could still see these two girls walking. But then they vanished. Its nothing special though. This happens everytime I get drunk the night before. On halloween I got drunk and hooked up with this girl and the next night as I was falling asleep, I could see her face looking at me. I think its just images popping up in my vision from me being very tired and the fact that I drank the night before.
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      This actually happens to me quite regularly, but only when I am drifting off to sleep... I usually blame it on hypnogogic imagery.

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      Hypnagogia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
      It is just your brain slowly transitioning to a sleeping state. I am not talking about SP, it is just when your brain is moving from Alpha waves to theta, or whatever it switches to when you are sleeping. If you experience these closed eyed visuals all the time, that is still pretty normal. I always have these in my eyes too
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