jess is the author of a new book, The 3 Levels of Self-Awareness, in which she takes a closer look at our three main levels of self-awareness: the 1-level of awareness as the ego, the 2-level of awareness as the rational, and the 3-level of awareness as the unconscious.
As it turns out, most of us have three levels of self-awareness: the ego, the rational, and the unconscious. That’s because we have to constantly be aware of our thoughts, actions, and emotions. The rational part of ourselves sees the world as it is and acts on that basis, but the unconscious is a part of us that is completely unaware of the things we do.
If we are conscious, we are able to do things that are self-conscious. If we are unconscious, we are unaware of ourselves and how we are feeling. This isn’t actually a contradiction. If we are unaware of ourselves, then we can do things that are self-conscious. If we are aware, then they are not.
In one way, this idea that the part of us that is aware is not the same as the part of us that is unaware is pretty interesting. The part of us that is aware of ourselves and how we are feeling gets to do things that are self-conscious, but the part of us that is unaware gets no such privileges.
I think what this shows us is that all of our thoughts and actions are in the same space, and it’s our responsibility to keep that space clean and organized. When we do this, we are able to take care of ourselves and keep them organized, so we can feel good about ourselves when we do.
I agree with you on this point. The difference between a conscious and unconscious mind is that a person with consciousness has to consciously decide to do something, whereas an unconscious person is just doing whatever happens to them without thinking. An unconscious person is simply doing whatever happens to them.
I disagree. Consciousness has to be consciously decided upon, whereas it’s mostly unconscious. A conscious person has to make decisions that are based in reality and reason, whereas an unconscious person is just going with what they know. While it might be true that a person with self-awareness is able to exercise a little meta-cognition and say, “Hmm… every time my sister calls me and asks for money, I end up drinking a lot of vodkas.
But in reality, all decisions are based in reality and reason. If we’re playing the game, we can look at the world around us and our reactions and then decide what we’d like to do. Even if we don’t consciously think about it, the decisions we make are based in reality and reason. Just as we can consciously think about what to do in a car accident or at the grocery store, we also can think through the decision to kill a person.
It’s the same thing with music, which is a conscious activity that you are able to consciously control. The same thing with sex, which is a conscious activity that you can consciously control. With the game, it’s just a game, and you have to take the decisions that the game is making, and you have to figure out how to change those decisions to make them better for you.
Sure, the game is still a game, but its a game that is controlled by you, and you are the one with the power to make things better for themselves. It’s not like you are going to change things in the game itself. The game doesn’t have to make you change anything, but its your job to change it in some way.