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The Miracle of Consciousness

September 1, 2018

Excerpt: Consciousness is the great miracle. Most people take the miracle for granted. And most remain at the very surface of consciousness without ever exploring its depths; without ever wondering: “What is consciousness really capable of?”

 

We do not learn to use the gift that we are given. And in the modern age, the intelligence that has been used has focused only on the objective aspect of consciousness: it is focused only on the manipulation of what has been quaintly called “matter”, without fully understanding what it is manipulating, but being able to produce extraordinary gadgets, extraordinary means of communications, extraordinary means of altering the environment, extraordinary means of calculation.

 

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Consciousness is the great miracle. Most people take the miracle for granted. And most remain at the very surface of consciousness without ever exploring its depths; without ever wondering: “What is consciousness really capable of?”

 

We do not learn to use the gift that we are given. And in the modern age, the intelligence that has been used has focused only on the objective aspect of consciousness: it is focused only on the manipulation of what has been quaintly called “matter”, without fully understanding what it is manipulating, but being able to produce extraordinary gadgets, extraordinary means of communications, extraordinary means of altering the environment, extraordinary means of calculation.