A City Guide To Gali for They can learn to care for others not only from emotional attachment but also from a sense of duty. Importantly, self-reflection is never attained in isolation. Becoming selfconscious is a process that human beings achieve only when they grow up among other human beings, in linguistic or language-speaking communities.3 Consciousness, as the word itself indicates, is a knowing with (con-sciousness). We come to know things with others, by way of sharing the world in speech. Self-consciousness arises out of the human capacity to partake communicatively in the experiences of others. Language typifies and preserves experience in words. A City Guide To Gali 2016.