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uhnkon shuhs nis

  • n  a state lacking normal awareness of the self or environment

  • But it can be "switched off" by unconsciousness from injury or anesthesia, more often by acute emotional shock or physical pain.
  • Physician Winter, a Manhattan psychosomaticist, was impressed by Hubbard's theory that the mind can register impressions ("engrams") even during unconsciousness.
  • My head was slammed against the wall until I collapsed into unconsciousness.
News & Articles

  • Winkeler: Good for Rose, bad for Americans
    Streams of unconsciousness from the world of sports:
    June 19, 2013 - The Southern Illinoisan
  • Alleged girlfriend abuser begins trial
    A 57-year-old Burlingame man accused of strangling his live-in girlfriend into unconsciousness and smashing her cellphone with a fire extinguisher when she tried calling 911 began trial Tuesday on charges of domestic violence and assault.
    June 13, 2013 - San Mateo Daily Journal
  • Rewards offered in two domestic violence cases
    SAN DIEGO – San Diego County Crime Stoppers Thursday dangled $1,000 rewards in hopes that the public will help located two men wanted in connection with separate domestic violence cases. Cristian Jose Dominguez, 21, choked his estranged wife into unconsciousness
    June 13, 2013 - FOX 5 San Diego

  • George Orwell in Prison Planet.com
    The whole climate of thought will be different. In fact, there will be no thought, as we understand it now. Orthodoxy means not thinking-not needing to think. Orthodoxy is unconsciousness,writes O'Donnell.
  • Hubert Humphrey in Grand Forks Herald (subscription)
    Humphrey said this led to animals being "hammered into unconsciousness ...... The hammer knocks off horns, mashes noses, breaks jaws, pounds out eyes."
  • Corneliu Vadim Tudor in Spiegel Online
    The head of the Greater Romania Party, Corneliu Vadim Tudor said in a letter to the parliament: "The unconsciousness of this lady who makes easily generalizations, leaving us to understand that all the Romanians are living like delinquents and are...

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