In most cases, the presenting configuration is one of (a) consciousness, fixed and fully absorbed in (b) a stimuli-generating wound. Both members (a and b) of the system warrant preparatory attention. Accordingly, consciousness is unlimbered/unstuck by attending to the wound last while devoting serious, brow-furrowing attention to other parts. The wound is prepared by applying proparacaine 5% ophthalmic drops, after first placing a drop on the subject's hand or forearm: "Now, that may feel just cold, or nothing at all." Then, moving to the wound, "And I wonder how you will even know when it is all the way asleep?"
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For anyone concerned that this is a report designed to teach readers how to convince crowds of people to act like chickens or dance to an unheard song just with a carefully placed keyword - relax. While hypnosis is often paraded in that form with large crowds visiting celebrity hypnosis experts to see what wonders they can perform, the majority of hypnosis used is to aid people seeking a solution to a problem they cannot resolve easily with any other method.