> I answered your question. What is ontogenetically below our
> individual human consciousnesses, and supports and grounds
> them, are cognitive processes of which we are experientially
> unaware. What is phylogenetically below human consciousness
> per se is the consciousness achieved by other terrestrial life forms.
Joe, I'm speaking of a stack. All the smaller problems are on top (imagine an upside down piramid). What is ontogenetically below us? I claim, again, that the assumption that are awareness is the base is silly.