By Wyatt Earp | May 3, 2010
And pretty soon, they can be .
Dreaming of an advanced degree? Try a doctorate in dreams, something which could soon become a reality in a new Saudi academy offering undergraduate and graduate degrees.
Yusuf al-Harthy, a well-known Saudi dream interpreter, plans to start up an institute offering bachelors and masters degrees as well as even a PhD in explaining dreams and visions, Al-Hayat newspaper reported on Sunday.
Islam has a long history of dream interpretation, with the seventh century-born scholar Muhammad Ibn Sirin, a native of Basra in present-day Iraq, credited with authoring a classic Islamic catalog on dream interpretation.
This so sounds like a class that Homer Simpson would be teaching. Personally though, I doubt any professor wants to interpret my dreams. I mean, who wants to investigate the explanations behind the “Blogging Naked in Front of Independence Hall” dream?
And don’t even get me started on my “Dorothy Krysiuk Gets a Restraining Order” nightmare!