These figures all hold a special place in the dream hierarchy. Sometimes intermediaries between an ultimate power and man, and sometimes authority figures, their power comes from beyond themselves. There is, therefore, a sense of ‘otherness’ about them, and in dreams it is usually the former function that they perform. Also consult the entries for […]
Our concept of authority first develops through our relationship with our father or father figure. Depending on how we were treated as children, our view of authority will be anything from a benign helper to an exploitative disciplinarian. Most authority figures will ultimately lead us back to what is right for us, although not necessarily […]
If the dreamer is the one telling the lie, then he or she needs to beware of setbacks generated by his or her own foolish actions. Caution in all departments of life is definitely called for. If someone else told the lie, however, it is a dream of contrary: success and good fortune lie ahead. […]
To dream of pondering over addition, denotes that you will have a struggle to overcome difficult situations, which will soon prominently assume formidable shapes in your business transactions. To find some error in addition, shows that you will be able to overcome enemies by fortunately discerning their intention before they have executed their design. To […]
(Such as teachers, doctors etc.) See individual entries and also authority figures in people.
In dreams, old people can represent either our ancestors or grandparents, hence wisdom accrued from experience. If the old person is male – depending on the gender of the dreamer – he will stand for either the self or the animus. If female then she will signify the great mother or the anima. All father […]
Controls the direction of public opinion, political promises, etc.
1. Political afﬁliation (liberal). 2. If traveling west, headed in the “right” (i.E., Conservative) direction.
See authority figures in people
This symbol is highly personalized, and should be considered in light of your relationship with your father. Generally, dreaming of a father (yours or anyone else’s) represents authority, while mothers represent love and protection. If your relationship with your father was good, dreaming of him implies advancement and/or assistance from authority figures in your life. […]