I'm cycling on the cycle track running alongside a main road in Amsterdam. It is a route I often take. It occurs to me that I might be dreaming. For some reason I decide that the best way to test whether I'm dreaming would be to cycle head-on into the oncoming traffic. I think to myself, "Maybe I'm not dreaming, in which case that would be insane." I decide to play it safe rather than be sorry, and carry on cycling. I come to a hump in the track--which is normally not there--and instead of staying on the asphalt, I rise up into the air. I realise I am dreaming.
Why I'm submitting this otherwise innocuous lucid dream is that although I was fully aware of many safe critical state tests, the only one that popped into my head was a "dangerous" one. The dream led to philosophical speculations on free will. Even when I seem to be an autonomous agent in a (lucid) dream, is that really the case? Perhaps our thoughts are also an experience independent of us, and we are never anything more than "The Witnessing Consciousness."
Your lucid dreams can educate and inform others about the joy, potential and practice of lucid dreams. Plus, you get to see your lucid dream printed in a lucid dream magazine!