the prerequisite of ethical or skillful behavior. Next comes awareness; then mindfulness leading to
concentration and clear seeing.
I think that investigation of these factors are important so that we can distinquish the difference
between being aware, being mindful and becoming concentrated . . . All of which provides us with the ability to be non-reactive . . . To be equanimous (yep, it's a word) with what is.
Our mindful-concentration can lead us to insights or to deeper and deeper concentrated states (Jhana).