I really did not want to split so many hairs about this. But just to set things straight: I was just trying to make it clear that as Bhante G says, 'just knowing', basic awareness alone, isn't enough, but that there are other qualities that are also meant to be present.
I accept the criticisms of my post; they are valid. If my cat has greed, then the attention isn't 'bare'; and, I can't read her mind, either, so how would I know? Both valid points, thank you. I made errors. I will be more careful in how I word things in future.
Then the Blessed One, picking up a tiny bit of dust with the tip of his fingernail, said to the monk, "There isn't even this much form...feeling...
perception...fabrications...consciousness that is constant, lasting, eternal, not subject to change, that will stay just as it is as long as eternity."