imagine a small insect going about his day like any other, not thinking to differently than any other day. Suddenly, he realizes. He is not alone. He gazes from his stalk of grass he was climbing. Awe struck by the beauty. The grass is but a small patch of grass making up the entirety of a field. He gazes further. A tree, a tree so large his mind begins to skip. Suddenly, he is encountered by the deity from above. He turns and looks you in the eye, and you squish him cause hes a bug. But he was more than a bug, he had developed consciousness.