There is a lot of culture and philosophy built into the Big Bang theory as we understand it.
One factor in the difference between the United States and Europe may be less accurate information in the United States.
The discovery of REM sleep in spiders is morphing into vast claims that we have “urgent and inexorable ethical obligations” to them and other life forms.
What parts of the brain light up, and what parts go dormant, when someone is “speaking in tongues”?
Rapid eye movement may indicate neural activity, but dreaming for me implies a conscious awareness of the dream state, which I consider as unlikely in spiders.