threshold

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threshold

(Commencement), noun beginning, inception, onset, outbreak, overture, preamble, prologue, start

threshold

(Entrance), noun door, entrance way, entry, gateway, sill

threshold

(Verge), noun brink, edge
Associated concepts: monetary threshold
See also: boundary, cornerstone, entrance, margin, onset, outline, outset, start
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Therefore "subliminal racism" is something occurring below the threshold of consciousness that involves a pattern of stereotyping which occurs within the subconscious.
In 2040, when the Mars Pioneers won the first Olympic competition in solar sailing between Earth and lunar orbits, humanity seemed to pass some threshold of consciousness.
Before you say "Oh brother" and dismiss the contention as absurd, or excitedly incorporate the sentence into your mantra, consider this: Silverman points out in the December 1985 AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGIST that the positive impact of MOMMY AND I ARE ONE on behavior has been documented by a number of researchers for nearly 20 years, but only when the wordsare flashed on a screen so quickly that they are registered "subliminally," below the threshold of consciousness.

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