consciousness consciousness  /ˈkɑn ʃəs nəs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an alert cognitive state in which you are aware of yourself and your situation
  2. (n) having knowledge of

News

  1. Restrictive drug laws censor science, researchers say

    By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - The outlawing of drugs such as cannabis, magic mushrooms and other psychoactive substances amounts to scientific censorship and is hampering research into potentially important medicinal uses, leading scientists argued on Wednesday. Laws and international conventions dating back to the 1960s have set back research in key areas such as consciousness by decades ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Park Slopers against the plastic bag

    Later this month, the group Ban the Plastic Bag, NYC! will head to the epicenter of environmental consciousness — Park Slope — for a workshop to get people to stop using the difficult-to-recycle pouch.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: New York Daily News

  3. Three Things the Philadelphia 76ers' Next Coach Must Do Next Season

    COMMENTARY| Still floating around the consciousness of NBA fans despite the 2013 NBA Finals being under way, and the 2013 NBA draft just around the corner, are rumors about head coaching vacancies. These reports are particularly of interest to those who happen to being following a team whose season was over in December. I happen to be covering such a team. The 76ers are reportedly looking around ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports

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Quotes

  1. "We face a true planetary emergency. The climate crisis is not a political issue, it is a moral and spiritual challenge to all of humanity," Gore said in a statement. "It is also our greatest opportunity to lift global consciousness to a...
    on Oct 12, 2007 By: Al Gore Source: Reuters

  2. "I didn't feel anything when it happened," Massa said. "They told me I lost consciousness the moment of the spring's impact and I ran into the barriers. Then I woke up in hospital two days later. It's blank."
    on Aug 4, 2009 By: Felipe Massa Source: The Times

  3. "I stress that this is a Canadian atrocity," he said in his opening remarks. "For too long the greatest loss of Canadian lives at the hands of terrorists has been somehow relegated outside the Canadian consciousness."
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: John Major Source: Globe and Mail

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