And you end up denying that you exist.
At least, that's what this type of writing seems to indicate.
Lucretius talks about similar issues on Mises.org.
I personally think that the idea that "consciousness is an illusion" is essentially the inevitable result of a materialistic worldview. And it is a ridiculous idea; mandated, I believe, by a religious devotion to materialism rather than by truth.
That is all.