• Becoming conscious or not

    Consciousness certainly produces suffering, but the suffering is not on the part of the consciousness. It’s a real cycle. And made worse over time because, as we were talking about earlier, in the world of advertising, it moves down and down and down, younger and younger and younger, probing for vulnerabilities in order to gain advantage to sell your product and so forth and so on. This is a big deal. We were vastly better off when Mom said, “Go outside and play.”