*??%&§#=~»                                          »~=#§&%??*
??%&§#=~»*                                          *»~=#§&%??
?%&§#=~»*§                                          §*»~=#§&%?
%&§#=~»*§!                                          !§*»~=#§&%
&§#=~»*§!?                                          ?!§*»~=#§&
§#=~»*§!?&                  --&&--                  &?!§*»~=#§
#=~»*§!?&§              === SLEEP ===               §&?!§*»~=#
=~»*§!?&§#                  ~~--~~                  #§&?!§*»~=
#=~»*§!?&§                                          §&?!§*»~=#
§#=~»*§!?& SLEEP IS THE  MOST IMPORTANT MEAL OF THE &?!§*»~=#§
&§#=~»*§!? DAY.  SLEEP  IS  SAYING  GOODBYE  FOR  A ?!§*»~=#§&
%&§#=~»*§! WHILE. IF YOU CAN DREAM, YOU ALSO GET TO !§*»~=#§&%
?%&§#=~»*§ VISIT   FRIENDS   AND   OTHER   ANIMALS. §*»~=#§&%?
??%&§#=~»*                                          *»~=#§&%??
*??%&§#=~»                  ==~~==                  »~=#§&%??*
=*??%&§#=~                                          ~=#§&%??*=
:=*??%&§#= DEEPER THAN DEATH  IS  TO  BE  ALIVE AND =#§&%??*=:
=:=*??%&§# ASLEEP. IT IS DEATH IF IT WAS  TEMPORARY #§&%??*=:=
:=*??%&§#=            AND REJUVENATING.             =#§&%??*=:
=*??%&§#=~                                          ~=#§&%??*=
*??%&§#=~»                  ==~~==                  »~=#§&%??*
??%&§#=~»*                                          *»~=#§&%??
?%&§#=~»*§ SLEEP IS A BLACK MARBLE OUTSIDE OF WHICH §*»~=#§&%?
%&§#=~»*§! THERE  IS  NOTHING.  INSIDE  IS ALL  THE !§*»~=#§&%
&§#=~»*§!? STARS AND IN THE MIDDLE A BLACK LAKE. AT ?!§*»~=#§&
§#=~»*§!?& THE  FOOT  OF THIS LAKE  STANDS  AN  OLD &?!§*»~=#§
#=~»*§!?&§                  FRIEND.                 §&?!§*»~=#
=~»*§!?&§#                                          #§&?!§*»~=
#=~»*§!?&§                  ==~~==                  §&?!§*»~=#
§#=~»*§!?&                                          &?!§*»~=#§
&§#=~»*§!? WHEN YOU  SLEEP ALL  SOUND IS  INTERNAL. ?!§*»~=#§&
%&§#=~»*§! WHEN  YOU  SLEEP  YOUR   BRAIN  SHRINKS. !§*»~=#§&%
?%&§#=~»*§                                          §*»~=#§&%?
??%&§#=~»*                  ==~~==                  *»~=#§&%??
*??%&§#=~»                                          »~=#§&%??*
=*??%&§#=~ IF  YOU WISH TO MEASURE SLEEP, USE THESE ~=#§&%??*=
:=*??%&§#= FOUR   QUANTIFIERS::   GRIP,   DEEPNESS, =#§&%??*=:
=:=*??%&§# OTHERWORLDINESS    AND   REVITALIZATION. #§&%??*=:=
:=*??%&§#=                                          =#§&%??*=:
=*??%&§#=~ GRIP GOES FROM NOT BEING  ABLE TO LET GO ~=#§&%??*=
*??%&§#=~» ALL DAY (LEFT) TO NOT CARING TO REMEMBER »~=#§&%??*
??%&§#=~»*                 (RIGHT).                 *»~=#§&%??
?%&§#=~»*§                                          §*»~=#§&%?
%&§#=~»*§! DEEPNESS GOES FROM BEING SEVERAL HUNDRED !§*»~=#§&%
&§#=~»*§!? METERS DOWN  (LEFT)  TO  BARELY TOUCHING ?!§*»~=#§&
§#=~»*§!?&           THE SURFACE (RIGHT).           &?!§*»~=#§
#=~»*§!?&§                                          §&?!§*»~=#
=~»*§!?&§# OTHERWORLDLINESS  GOES  FROM   A  SINGLE #§&?!§*»~=
#=~»*§!?&§ COHERENT DREAMSCAPE  (LEFT), VIA  NORMAL §&?!§*»~=#
§#=~»*§!?& DREAM  AMOUNTS  (MIDDLE)  TO  NO  DREAMS &?!§*»~=#§
&§#=~»*§!?                 (RIGHT).                 ?!§*»~=#§&
%&§#=~»*§!                                          !§*»~=#§&%
?%&§#=~»*§ REVITALIZATION  GOES FROM A  FEELING  OF §*»~=#§&%?
??%&§#=~»* NOT HAVING SLEPT AT ALL  (LEFT) TO BEING *»~=#§&%??
*??%&§#=~» FULL   OF  ENERGY  AND   MAYBE  OPTIMISM »~=#§&%??*
=*??%&§#=~                 (RIGHT).                 ~=#§&%??*=
:=*??%&§#=                                          =#§&%??*=:
=:=*??%&§#                    ~~                    #§&%??*=:=
:=*??%&§#=                                          =#§&%??*=:
=*??%&§#=~ HIGH OTHERWORLDLINESS AND HIGH GRIP IS A ~=#§&%??*=
*??%&§#=~»      PARTICULARLY EFFECTIVE COMBO.       »~=#§&%??*
??%&§#=~»*                                          *»~=#§&%??
?%&§#=~»*§                  --&&--                  §*»~=#§&%?
%&§#=~»*§!             === SEE ALSO ===             !§*»~=#§&%
&§#=~»*§!?                  ~~--~~                  ?!§*»~=#§&
§#=~»*§!?&                                          &?!§*»~=#§
#=~»*§!?&§               SLEEP DEITIES              §&?!§*»~=#
=~»*§!?&§#               THE BLACKBIRD              #§&?!§*»~=
#=~»*§!?&§                 SOLIPSISM                §&?!§*»~=#
§#=~»*§!?&                                          &?!§*»~=#§
&§#=~»*§!?                  --&&--                  ?!§*»~=#§&
%&§#=~»*§!            === FURTHERMORE ===           !§*»~=#§&%
?%&§#=~»*§                  ~~--~~                  §*»~=#§&%?
??%&§#=~»*                                          *»~=#§&%??
*??%&§#=~» THIS  IS  STILL  A PLACE: HERE,  IN  THE »~=#§&%??*
=*??%&§#=~ SILENCE,  DARKNESS   AND  NIGHT   -  AND ~=#§&%??*=
:=*??%&§#= LONELINESS,  HOLDING A KIND  OF DILUTION =#§&%??*=:
=:=*??%&§# OF  REALITY,   AND  SUDDENLY   IT'S  NOT #§&%??*=:=
:=*??%&§#= IMPORTANT THAT I LIE IN MY BED, THE LACK =#§&%??*=:
=*??%&§#=~ OF PRESENCE BRINGS THE NOTION THAT, IF I ~=#§&%??*=
*??%&§#=~» DO  NOT  CHOOSE  SLEEP,  I CHOOSE  PAST, »~=#§&%??*
??%&§#=~»* FUTURE,  SOMETHING WITH  MORE  SUBSTANCE *»~=#§&%??
?%&§#=~»*§ THAN THE OBJECTS I SURROUND MYSELF WITH. §*»~=#§&%?
%&§#=~»*§!                                          !§*»~=#§&%
&§#=~»*§!?                                          ?!§*»~=#§&
§#=~»*§!?&                                          &?!§*»~=#§
#=~»*§!?&§                                          §&?!§*»~=#
=~»*§!?&§#                                          #§&?!§*»~=
#=~»*§!?&§                                          §&?!§*»~=#