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Signs of A Conscious Being

Signs of A Conscious Being

The mark of a person who is in control of consciousness is the ability to focus attention at will, to be oblivious to distractions, to concentrate for as long as it takes to achieve a goal, and not longer. And the person who can do this usually enjoys the normal course of everyday life

People who learn to control inner experience will be able to determine the quality of their lives, which is as close as any of us can come to being happy.

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