Author: Alan Baker
Plot Summary: One night Benjamin, a hamster, decides to get up and have a snack when he can’t sleep. Quickly, all kinds of weird adventures begin to happen to him. Then he finds himself back in his own bed. “Was it all a dreadful dream?” he wonders.
Posted In: Epistemology, Metaphysics

Discussion Questions
  • Were Benjamin’s adventures a dream?
  • How do you know if you are dreaming?
  • What is a dream? Why do we dream?
  • What is the difference between dreaming and being awake?
  • Are dreams real?