Asked in Hamlet
Hamlet

What does the quote to sleep perchance to dream ah there's the rub from Hamlet mean?

Answer

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01/19/2009

It means this: Even if you believe that death is like a black "nothingness", it is still possible for something to come out of "nothingness", else there would never have been anything at all. Life is but a dream dreaming itself, continually sleeping and waking.