Your question: “My question is can Consciousness or Pure Awareness be likened to Information? Or is it simply Information?”
Pure Awareness certainly contains Information. Of course it depends what we mean by “information”. If it is just the computer-type of information, bits which when put together in prescribed ways give meaning to strings of these bits, then that is just one kind. If by Information we mean “That which forms” then that is more general.
Actually pure Awareness is the ground of everything, the ability to will, to know, to act. The one that experiences. Take any experience, say watching the ocean waves. Who is doing the watching? Take your favored experience and ask yourself, who is experiencing it?
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