Signs that One Is Leaving the Pale
Several environmental factors may implicate confounding variables at work.
anthropomorphism. Animals talking, sitting in chairs, lying, and displaying other common behavior usually attributed to human beings.
aphasia. Loss or impairment of the power of speech or writing, or of the ability to understand written or spoken language or signs, due to a brain injury or disease. See also Drugs that Deprave.
arrhythmia . Any variation from normal heartbeat. See also love.
biolocation. Uncommon phenomenon of person or object appearing in two distant places simultaneously. See also Doppelgangers.
birds, inside of house. The presence of a bird indoors (with the exception of birds that are prepared specifically to be eaten and Yard Waste) indicates one is beyond the pale.
catatonia. Schizophrenia marked by excessive, and sometimes violent, motor activity and excitement, or by generalized inhibition. See also Love, Unrequited.
dematerialization: Sudden disappearance of an item; see also The Rabbit.
doorway amnesia: the curious failure of abductees to remember the moment of entry or departure from a UFO.
found objects. Those who frequently leave the psychological pale are likely to find 22 caliber bullets, bird bones, marbles, single domino 5-9 known as The Trial (indicates imminent death), rock towers, secret notes, boomerangs.
glass. frequent breaking of.
mania. Emotional disorder (mental illness) characterized by an expansive and elated state (euphoria), rapid speech, flight of ideas, decreased need for sleep, distractibility, grandiosity, poor judgment and increased motor activity. See also Drugs that Deprave, Love, Signs of Magical Attack.
missing time. Sudden inability to recall activities completed while in a seemingly lucid state.
vertigo. Dizziness, an illusion of movement as if the external world were revolving around an individual or as if the individual were revolving in space.
Disease marked by weight loss and atrophy of muscular and other connective tissues that is not directly related to a decrease in food and water consumption.