consciousness-raising

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consciousness-raising

n.
A process, as by group therapy, of achieving greater awareness of one's needs in order to fulfill one's potential as a person.
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His ma (Hindi for "mother" and "earth") is an intense consciousness-raiser about humanity's sustaining yet precarious relationship with the land.
The gun hand in the cast was a consciousness-raiser.
Largely thanks to a canny marketing offensive by the Poetry Society, reflected in such consciousness-raisers as National Poetry Day and BBC Television's poll to identify the Nation's Favourite Poem (it turned out to be If by Rudyard K ipling), we have been surprised to find ourselves to be a nation of poetry fanciers and inveterate poetry scribblers.