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Scientology/Awareness vs Consciousness


Hi Laurie, can you please tell me the difference between, consciousness and awareness?

They are related.  Some people consider them equivalent.

To my way of thinking, consciousness has to do with taking note of sensory input, or making sense of things.  It involves mental activity.

Awareness, on the other hand, strikes me as being spiritual, and not requiring sensory input or mental activity.  it can be beingness or knowingness without the need for any resort to physical qualities.  Awareness can exist without position in time or space, without motion or wavelength, and without mass, matter, size, input or output.  It can be a static condition.


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Laurie Hamilton


I am able to answer questions regarding Scientology practices and procedures, religious philosophy, donations, religious rites, management, administrative and staff matters.


I am a second generation Scientologist whose parents began in Dianetics in 1950 and studied directly with L. Ron Hubbard. I have been personally active in the church for nearly 50 years, have eleven years former staff experience in both technical and administrative areas, and extensive technical and administative training and counseling. I am "clear" and "OT." I come from an extended family of many religions, but my spouse and children are Scientologists, as are my siblings and their spouses, several cousins, nieces, nephews, an aunt, and an uncle. Between us we have had every good and bad experience one might go through in the church at every level.

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Over six thousand hours of Scientology technical and administrative training. Fully qualified/certified for fourteen different organizational job descriptions. Ordained minister. Independent study of numerous religions.

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