as predicted the patient is beginning to cycle tighter, closing in on himself. it becomes easy to visualize the energy being converted to shield him from further intrusion, as if he’s moving inside so fast that nothing can enter in between cycles but what he chooses. his analogy of a weeble is more aptly that of a gyroscope – apply pressure on its outer casing and it will force itself upright and back on course.

of course once a gyroscope is started it has to spin down on its own.