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During and after having the recent star trek dream, I had a compelling feeling that it had some sort of spiritual interpretation.

I think that the way the ship's technology created a setup where matter and energy were so fluid, is a sign that the dream wasn't set in the physical world, but was perhaps set in a more spiritual setting, and the physical environment of the dream was more symbolic, not to be interpreted as literal reality.

I also found the role of the ship's computer interesting.  The ship's computer, in the dream, was almost omniscient, sort of like a God-like figure, and especially with respect to my purpose in the dream--it was able to not only answer my questions about small details, but it was able to tell me what my assignment or purpose or responsibilities were, and it was also able to tell me how to achieve them, and even aid me in doing so.  This is kind of a big deal.  I don't think I've ever had a dream before that had any sort of figure that played that role.  I also think it was interesting that the ship's computer was everywhere, and that I was able to access it merely by speaking to it.

I also think that there was a big breakthrough and difference in my attitude and feelings between the first part of the dream and the second, after I realized that I could ask the ship's computer for help.  In the first part of the dream, I felt lost and overwhelmed...I felt like I had a role or purpose to fulfil, but I didn't know exactly what it was or how to do it or even where I needed to be in order to do it.  I also felt confused by the setup of the ship, and I felt trapped in a small part of the ship where I didn't want to be, and unsure of how to navigate around the ship.  Furthermore, I felt like I was being held back or blocked by this large crowd of people waiting for the turbolift, and I felt like they were more knowledgeable and experienced than me, in the ship's operations and their own duties, and I felt like I needed to wait in line for them to use the turbolift first, because I was a new and low-ranking member of the crew and I also didn't know what I was doing.

In the second part of the dream though, I find it interesting that there weren't many people around.  I think this part of the dream was set later in time, it was like I had already waited for the people to clear, and I wasn't in a hurry.  And there weren't as many people around but it didn't matter because I ended up interacting with the few people I needed to.  In this part of the dream, it wasn't like all my problems were solved or everything was totally straightforward--it was actually quite strange and bizarre--but I felt like I was moving through things in a good way.

I feel like this dream is sort of about some sort of spiritual development or mindset or something, and I think it has something to do with my idea of God but I can't exactly pin it down.  I think the idea of asking the computer for help has something to do with a way of approaching things that I think is really positive and useful, but I don't think it's as simple as the computer representing God or asking it representing prayer or asking God directly.