I do believe life is trying to tell us something.
Now dreaming itself is not actually consciousness, but the inner activity which is responsible for dreaming may be prior to the sensory activity, only producing consciousness when the two are united. — Metaphysician Undercover
Now it is fairly uncontroversial to say that the external world - the coffee, the armchair, etc is not conscious, not the location of awareness, but only the content, the provocation.
It is rather more radical though to claim that the internal world, memories, models, thoughts, are not conscious either, but are also only more contents and provocations. — unenlightened
Followed by discussion on interesting points that pop up that week on this thread. — Mr Phil O'Sophy