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Life Event Pattern Three

We Relive a Startling Life Event

The Third Fractal Class of Life Events: the Times We Relive a Wound

In this, the third of the three classes of events which put us into shock, the thing to notice first is the slope of the onset ramp is very similar to that of the one for getting wounded. The first difference then is that much of this ramp occurs beneath the person's level of residual shock. This happens because, after being wounded, whenever we are in the presence of the keys, we anticipate the same painful outcome and so, go into shock alomst immediately.