What the Blind May Dream
Hidden Models and the Practical Consequences of Mimetic Desire
What do blind people dream about?
The answer depends on when the person lost their sight. If someone went blind at age 8, they are capable of dreaming using all of the sensory inputs that their brain received before they went blind.
People blind from birth are different. They don’t dream in images—their brain has no images to work with. Instead, they dr…