The result is a pattern of wavy lines that reveals something about the state of consciousness
It's a transitional stage from the normal state of consciousness
, where all the solutions and problems are seen as external, to realizing that whatever we experience as our external reality is a reflection of our inner state of consciousness
The manner of induction not only ushers in the altered state of consciousness
but is also a means to shift the individual's psychophysiology to enter into this state.
The work incessantly shifts our attention from the observation of the precise passage of time to a sense of being permeated by a state of temporal suspension, as if we were touching upon a more profound state of consciousness
, beyond mathematical calculation.
Transfixed in a trance-like state of consciousness
in pursuit of ever greater profits, its economic institutions have begun to push governments to adopt resolutions which pillage jobs and what were once basic social services of its own citizens.
Here he presents seven essays proposing that a genuine aesthetic experience is a perceptual state of consciousness
, free of thoughts.
What fascinates me about addiction and obsessive behaviour is that people would choose an altered state of consciousness
that's toxic and ostensibly destroys most aspects of your normal life, because for a brief moment you feel OK.
But it can only emerge if something fundamental changes in your state of consciousness
Moreover, because some patients progress from one state of consciousness
to another, repeated diagnostic assessment is necessary to detect subtle signs of recovery.
Across all manner of spiritual tradition, the ability to move from an ordinary into an altered state of consciousness
is one of the most valuable skills in magic and religion.
New literature by US-Latino writers reveals that sense of a more complex state of consciousness
Fina uses his instrument to induce a modified state of consciousness
as he concentrates on listening to the 'third sound' while plucking the metal strips.