What are the States of Consciousness?
Answer from the V.M. Samael Aun Weor.
It is urgent to know “States of Consciousness.” Each event is complemented with this or that psychological state.
The states are internal and the events are external. So, external events are not everything.
Let it be understood that internal states are good or bad disposition, preoccupation, depression, superstition, fear, suspicion, mercy, self-commiseration, overestimation of oneself, states of one’s sentiments of happiness, states of pleasure, etc.
Unquestionably, internal states can correspond exactly to external events; they can be originated by the latter, or they can not have any relationship with them whatsoever.
In every case, states and events are different. Events do not always correspond exactly to compatible states.
A pleasant event could be unrelated with its internal state.
An unpleasant event could be unrelated with its internal state.
When long awaited for events finally take place, we often feel that something is missing...
Certainly, the corresponding internal state which should have been combined with the external event was missing...
Samael Aun Weor. Excerpt of the book: Treatise of Revolutionary Psychology.