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subconscious
used in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

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Definition
mental activity of which one is not aware, but which can influence feelings and behavior; or the part of the mind that engages in such activity
  • I can imitate the father he's supposed to have, but subconsciously, at the Quality level, he sees through it and knows his real father isn't here.
    Part 4 (89% in)
  • Coastal people never really know what the ocean symbolizes to landlocked inland people...what a great distant dream it is, present but unseen in the deepest levels of subconsciousness, and when they arrive at the ocean and the conscious images are compared with the subconscious dream there is a sense of defeat at having come so far to be so stopped by a mystery that can never be fathomed.
    Part 4 (91% in)
  • Coastal people never really know what the ocean symbolizes to landlocked inland people...what a great distant dream it is, present but unseen in the deepest levels of subconsciousness, and when they arrive at the ocean and the conscious images are compared with the subconscious dream there is a sense of defeat at having come so far to be so stopped by a mystery that can never be fathomed.
    Part 4 (91% in)

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