It is interesting to observe the disparity that exists between how we treat ourselves compared to how we treat others, and the contrasting attitudes society holds towards interpersonal and intrapersonal relationships.
One of the salient differences between the inner and outer worlds is that in our mind’s eye we can fabricate objects, like a car for example, without any effort, while in the outer world it takes much work and energy to do that.
How would we ever be able to determine whether the knowledge about consciousness that has been gained in this way is complete, accurate or veracious?
When one thinks about an individual's place in the Universe, one is often struck by how infinitesimal one's life appears to be.
How much smoother our progress through life would be if we had a full-scale orchestra accompanying us everywhere we went—with a background soundtrack to our lives.