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What does it mean when you dream about beheading?

A dream of being beheaded may indicate traumatic memories about bad judgments and wrong decisions made by the dreamer. The head symbolizes the intellect, so beheading can also represent alienation from feelings or from one’s own body. (See also Decapitation, Guillotine).

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A court heard how Khan, 46, had plotted to kidnap and behead a British Muslim soldier.
They were accused of planning to behead the Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper if demands for the release of Muslim prisoners and the withdrawal of Canadian troops from Afghanistan were not met.
But Guerrero downplayed the threat to behead the Germans, saying it was all just about money.
His captors threatened to behead him unless all Iraqi prisoners were freed.
This is inciting the radical Islamic elements in the Middle East and gave them an excuse to behead an innocent man, Nick Berg, and display the video of the beheading on the Internet.
To murder and even behead a helpless person is as ruthless as it is cowardly,'' she said.
The Philippines-based Abu Sayyaf militant group released a video threatening to behead a German hostage if Germany does not pay a $10 million ransom, (https://ent.
As radical groups have risen, so have the methods in which the efforts to behead and the beheadings themselves have been shared with the world.