Consciousness

Consciousness - Kit Chow HWS 333 Consciousness The term...

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HWS 333 Consciousness The term ‘consciousness’ derives from the Latin con (‘with’) and scire (‘to know’), it means to know with one’s knowledge and the ability to perceive . There are seventeen levels of consciousness . The first eight levels belong to the lower level of consciousness and the remaining being in the higher levels of consciousness . According to the handout given in class, most people fit in the lower levels of consciousness . Those who show characteristic of shame, guilt, apathy, grief, fear, desire, anger and pride are within that category . It is obvious that all of the above are bad traits . However, even though these characteristics might all seem to relate to the lower level of consciousness . I think that one cannot achieve the higher level without some components from the lower levels . Therefore, in my opinion, I believe that having the goal to achieve the higher consciousness is not that important . Human-being should exhibit both low and high levels in order to be balanced . For the sake of argument, one can have the grief but still be in the higher levels of consciousness . Tragic events like death in a family, natural disaster and even as simple as failing exams have one thing in common . They all lead to a state of perpetual sadness and loss. But as we look at it in depth, are they necessary a bad thing? It definitely impacts the emotion in a negative way, but only for the short term time being . Let us look at one year later; ten years later
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