PSYCHOTIC BREAK, 1. when a person drops below the 2.0 level he has so much entheta compared to his theta that a sudden shock may simply enturbulate the remaining theta and send him into a psychotic break. When all the theta is enturbulated, its reaction is to kick apart theta and mest, in other words, cause death and remove the organism from the path of other organisms. (SOS, p. 28) 2. some person disorients a human being one time too many and it’s just that, disorientation. The person tells him he’s here when he’s there and fouls him up one way or the other and pulls the space out, or tells him he can’t stay there anymore, or tells him that he can’t have that space, or tells him that he can’t have that matter which also contains space. He loses something in other words. But what he loses most importantly is space. So he loses this space, and one day he feels with several facsimiles a clank, and he doesn’t feel good at all. (PDC 25) 3. a neurotic person has not given up the strain of keeping some of his attention in present time, and will not do so until forced by chronic, constant restimulation to do so. When this happens the neurotic suddenly becomes psychotic. A psychotic break has occurred. (DAB, Vol. I, No. 6, 1950).
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