Why Did Thoreau's Key Terms To Live In Full Consciousness?

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Alertness and awareness are key terms to live in full consciousness. Living by these terms allow individuals to absorb detail and recognize the, “moment,” that is now. Absorbed and conscious of any activity in life is the preferred lifestyle to live. Thoreau suggests, “God himself culminates in the present moment, and will never be more divine in the lapse of all the ages,” (Thoreau 707). The use of allusion is used to express the idea that living in the moment that is, “now,” is preferred because God focuses on the, “now,” rather than the past or future. The great use of a holy being applied in the allusion causes an emphasis to follow a conscious lifestyle. Also, the spiritual being is used to encourage individuals to focus on the present.
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