Re: virus: Consciousness

Yucikas, Tracy (
Wed, 12 May 1999 12:47:15 -0700

uhhh, could I suggest using the phrase "aware of" as a possible alternative to "conscious of" or "knowing about" ... seems to answer both sets of objections

>but not being a scuba diver myself, I am rarely conscious of this. I also
know that when I walk the streets of >downtown Seattle I am likely to be approached by a stranger and asked for money. Living in downtown, I >am conscious of this fact most every time I step out my front door.

Robin Faichney wrote:
>> >CONSCIOUS of human psychology and the methods compliance professionals
use to
>> >gives you access to a range of defensive strategies which are not
available to
>> >someone
>> >who is unconscious of the psychological/social dynamics that are in
>> Why are "conscious of" and "unconscious of" better than "knowing about"
>> and "ignorant of"? Because to me, bringing consciousness into this is
>> just causing confusion. There are certainly parallels and connections
>> between consciousness on one hand and education/intelligence on the
>> other, but they are NOT the same thing!
>> --
>> Robin