What, then, is the basic difference between today’s computer and an intelligent being? It is that the computer can be made to seebut not to perceive. What matters here is not that the computer...
Consciousness conceives, governs, constructs, and becomes the activity of the body.
A significant part of the pleasure of eating is in one’s accurate consciousness of the lives and the world from which food comes.
Black Consciousness seeks to infuse the black community with a new-found pride in themselves, their efforts, their value systems, their culture, their religion and their outlook to life.
The source of our actions resides in an unconscious propensity to regard ourselves as the center, the cause, and the conclusion of time. Our reflexes and our pride transform into a planet the parcel...
When you have so much pain, you think you will lose consciousness. If you say to yourself, ‘So what, lose consciousness,’ the pain goes away.
Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in Eternal awareness or Pure consciousness without objectification, knowing without thinking, merging finitude in infinity.
To begin to understand the gorgeous fever that is consciousness, we must try to understand the senses and what they can tell us about the ravishing world we have the privilege to inhabit.
Meditation is to dive all the way within, beyond thought, to the source of thought and pure consciousness. It enlarges the container, every time you transcend. When you come out, you come out refreshed,...
Grace is not part of consciousness; it is the amount of light in our souls, not knowledge nor reason.
What happens is consciousness operates in mysterious ways. One of those ways is that the old paradigm suddenly starts to die.
Painting what I experience, translating what I feel, is like a great liberation. But it is also work, self-examination, consciousness, criticism, struggle.
Triviality is evil – triviality, that is, in the form of consciousness and mind that adapts itself to the world as it is, that obeys the principle of inertia. And this principle of inertia...
There are no more ideologies in the authentic sense of false consciousness, only advertisements for the world through its duplication and the provocative lie which does not seek belief but commands silence.
There is nothing holier in this life of ours than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.
But the true feminist deals out of a lesbian consciousness whether or not she ever sleeps with women.
Americans aren’t accepting of black humor, it’s terrible.
Consciousness is much more than the thorn, it is the dagger in the flesh.
Conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long; even if it is, the consciousness of possessing and using it well should satisfy one,...
I live a half mile from the San Andreas fault – a fact that bubbles up into my consciousness every time some other part of the world experiences an earthquake. I sometimes wonder whether...