Worth identifying oneself critically thinking, analysing, understanding and reflecting on the given statement and its meanings!!
Good luck!! A choice whether or not we would like to awake up is in our head, heart and hands.
It is better to asleep than awake because awakening is painful since you've to act consciously challenging our own mind and thoughts about the status quo and people who loved to promote asleep crowd because asleep crowd and citizens are like Bheda 'Sheep" they can be used as per the wish for own sake of political power and money gain.