What is Consciousness? And Why is it Important to Understand?

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Lesson Overview

In this lesson, we explore expert definitions of consciousness and individual consciousness.


Be grounded in the foundational truths of consciousness so as to be prepared to explore the wealth of related topics.


Explain the importance and relevance of understanding the foundational truths about consciousness and why this subject tends to be surrounded in confusion. A number of subjects that are related to the study of consciousness are at times confusingly and incorrectly equated with consciousness – name some of these subjects. Succinctly define consciousness. Explain the relationship of consciousness to aether. Explain how individual consciousness relates to consciousness as a whole.


awareness, conscience, conscious, conscious mind, consciousness, individual consciousness, unconsciousness

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