The consciousness has many, many layers.
These layers are the separation of the observer and the observed, they are the disproportion between the observer and the observed, where emptiness and loss slide in between, creating a myriad of reflections, displacements and distortions.
These displacements can be hidden motives, chases, worries, fears, painful disappointments, which originate from an even deeper world of images.
Disproportions are time, the thinking´s past and future, which make the Now´s facts into problems.
These layers can in symbolic form project themselves to the conscious mind, and when the mind then awakes, it says: ”I have dreamt!”