Vision: Seeing or being a fool: don ‘t take yourself and others so seriously. But the dream is also a warning about making fun of others—it is much better to laugh at yourself. See Laughing.
Depth Psychology: See Clown, Jumping Jack.
(Impudence; Shamelessness; Silliness; Stupidity) To make fool of oneself in a dream means ignorance.
To play silly before people in a dream means spiritual losses or foolishness. However, silliness in a dream is also interpreted to mean victory over one’s enemy, rising in station or expansion of one’s authority, ifhe is pretending.
Symbol of wisdom. Since the Middle Ages, the Fool has been the personification of sin. In some periods, he was even compared to the devil.
The Fool is considered a symbol of carnal sin—a sex-crazed, lecherous person—with such characteristics as a weak will and an obsession with sexual drives.
The Fool in early times was thought of as the counterpart and complement to the king. In the Tarot, the number of the card is the “0,” implying emptiness and at the same time completion.
The wisdom of the Fool is the wisdom of the hour “0,” of spiritual virgin land. It is the sense in nonsense. During a dream the Fool often expresses a very strong loyalty to himself. So the message might be that you want to be able to laugh more—about yourself and others. See Carnival.
Dreams of a fool or of being foolish are a message to not taking yourself too seriously. Often the trickster makes an appearance in a dream as a symbol of great growth and transformation. In the tarot, the fool symbolizes the beginning of your journey, your child essence, innocence and eagerness to embark upon the adventure of your life. Also, the fool can represent enthusiasm, fools luck, and even manipulative, trickster tendencies. See Clown.