Originally Posted by JustASimpleGuy
From our perspective, our anchor in what we experience as objective reality, there is experience. Pure experience. Detached. Dispassionate. Empty. I'd 'label' that awareness or consciousness.
However it does seem to me labels are a necessary means of teaching, instructing or relating in a meaningful manner before a concept is understood and assimilated.
I totally agree with this. Awareness or consciousness (alongside other designations such as being, reality, THIS, tao, source etc.) are simply placeholders for what is ultimately inexplicable - and yet utterly obvious.