Art is the concrete artifact of faith and expectation, the realization of a world that would otherwise be little more than a veil of pointless consciousness stretched over a gulf of mystery.
Astrology has no more useful function than this, to discover the inmost nature of a man and to bring it out into his consciousness, that he may fulfil it according to the law of light.
Consciousness was upon him before he could get out of the way.
There was time before organisms experienced consciousness, and there will be time after. And if the inevitability of human oblivion worries you, I encourage you to ignore it.
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It takes courage...to endure the sharp pains of self discovery rather than choose to take the dull pain of unconsciousness that would last the rest of our lives.
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Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
There's good self-consciousness, and then there's toxic, paralyzing, raped-by-psychic-Bedouins self-consciousness.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.
Self-consciousness kills communication.
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Life will give you whatever experience is most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness.
Self-consciousness is the enemy of all art, be it acting, writing, painting, or living itself, which is the greatest art of all.
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Our hero regains consciousness at the feet of a sarcastic alien.