There are thousands of responses firing in your brain at any given time. Thousands. Keeping track of them all is impossible, and controlling them is an even bigger task. Regardless of your methods and means.
Moment to moment, your brain is doing a million things at once. And, with every moment, there is a different response.
There are a few, however, that trigger a very particular set of responses.
Very different, depending on the situation.
There are moments where your brain has to fire so fast, so intensely, that your brain actually does one of two things.
Those firings in your brain result in a big blank. A giant question mark. All the fireworks fizzle out at once, leaving the sky dark and empty. In response to all that simultaneous firing, the pressure of your synapses is too much.
You end up doing nothing.
That’s the only way I can explain it. The only way I can understand it. Because my brain has never done that first thing.
It’s always been the second.
Since the curse, it’s been worse.
Much, much worse. Continue reading “Natural Reactions”