Just a novice’s theory, but I’d like to hear what others think.
We know that humans and animals are carbon based life forms, and that all matter is at a constant state of vibration. Now imagine a physical cube. It has length, width, and depth; much like a human being does. Perhaps the forth dimension could be measured in consciousness and life. Just because a cube is not a living, breathing organism doesn’t deny the fact that its particles are in a constant motion. Perhaps the 4th dimension is a measurement of consciousness.
The length, width and depth of 3 dimensional objects change depending on what the object is. Perhaps something inanimate, such as a lamp, has a very small measurement in its 4th dimension. It may not be aware of itself like a person is, but it’s still moving and still has its own aura. Whereas a gorilla or even a human being would have a much larger measurement in its 4th dimension.
Just a thought…