This is the fifth in a series of eight sections.
If you haven't read the previous sections, you may like to read them first:
A major reason for making these various distinctions is that it is so important where one places the center of one's consciousness. A typical example may make this clear.
Imagine a meeting in which an academic hears that a colleague has a better idea than the one she herself has just presented to the group.
If she lives deep within her true being, she will not have any automatic reactivity:
If one looks in more detail, one might realize, as has been seen in the earlier discussion of the cakras, that there are actually three clearly distinct vital selves.
And finally, there are notorious as well as beneficial combinations: