Tibetan Book of the Dead: One does not err by perceiving

One does not err by perceiving, one errs by clinging; but knowing clinging itself as mind, it frees itself. – Tibetan Book of the Dead

To be conscious that we are perceiving or…

To be conscious that we are perceiving or thinking is to be conscious of our own existence.

~Aristotle (Greek Philosopher 384-322 BC)

I am therefore I think? I perceive therefore I am? Because I am conscious therefore I am aware that I am – even though consciousness is a mystery?