ÆPT is the result of instinctive curiosity or inquisitiveness reinforced with motivating (excitatory neural) messages 'siphoned off' from "implicit memories" in the form of CURSES incurred and accumulated from early on.


CURSES≅Conditioned-in, kept Unconscious, Repercussive State/s Effecting Symptoms

I use the same shortest-possible spelling of CURSES in both plural and singular. (Longer spellings are possible but might be overly spooky-looking.)  

A genuine CURSES is 'put' (automatically established) by an instinctively sensed (=no prior Pavlovian type learning is required) circumstantial (except not circumstantial in a climatically seasonal sense) threat whose corresponding (directly causally correlated) sensory output of excitatory action potentials is no less automatically estimated (psychophysiologically tallied) to be destined to motivate (energise an actention module, one of many others within a thus precariously situated and affected neural actention selection serving system, which would manifesting as) a mal-adaptive "distress [pain/fear] type" actention. 

Threats that put CURSES are threats that (in the phylogeny of us and other animals with neural actention selection serving ≈ brains) have in order to be adaptively survived required or "implored" (no less accEPTable as a synonym than "demanded") to be coped with by means of inhibitory functions that prevents these threats to be automatically instinctively "paid/focused actention to". 


The inhibitory functions in question (they are amongst else 'performed' thanks to different endogenous opiate-like molecules that are have become collectively referred as opioids—the most widely reported opioid being the endorphins) block distress/pain/fear motivating synaptic transmissions and they act so specifically that they allow other (related or unrelated, painless or relatively pain-free) 'focuses of actention (performed by different actention modules an individual's ASSS) to be paid' (in 'the primary currency' of neurometabolic resources).

If an opiate such as heroin or morphin is administered to an anthropic (or other animal)  individual in high enough dose (not much is needed) it renders the individual unconscious and suppresses its metabolism to such an extent the individual end up in a mortuary. 

From the facts and reasonings expounded above I found it far from inEPT to reconcEPTualize the tacky Freudian word "trauma" because of its conventionally 'confusion promoting' or meaning-muddling uses. 

[Some examples of its meaning-muddling uses: "a traumaitizing experience", "a traumatic childhood", "a naturally traumatic vaginal birth", "a traumatising threat"; "a traumatic memory (or ditto imprint)", "post traumatic stress disorder(s)" or "PTSD(s)".]

The reconcEPTualisation resulted in two concEPTs meant to be expressed as acronyms. One of these aptly allusive concEPTs turned out to look distinctly spooky as an acronym, namely CURSES; The other became a deservedly allusive (i.e. label deserved by what it refers to) and most distinKtly SEPTIC humored (and quite naturally not always appropriate to rigidly write and pronounce as a 'complete acronym') concEPT, namely "Specific Hibernation (SH) Imploring Threat(s)" or (lifetime challenges that are) threats of "SHI type".

The Specific Hibernation (SH) function indefinitely postpones a distress-type (painful or fearful) focus of actention arises in response to a sensory detected (always circumstantial) SH imploring (if to be survived adaptively or at all also SH inducing) threat.


The dynamic and often accumulated residue that is very commonly left behind by SHI threats in human brains (ASSSs), namely CURSES, acts (uniquely in us humans,(AFAIK) as a co-motivating factor behind a wide variety of more or less adaptive human behaviors/preoccupations (amongst else "culture" creating and maintaining but sometimes also culture destroying such); But CURSES does also manifest as emotional and as physical/somatic symptoms (some more acceptable than others).

The "siphoning" (neural rerouting) is possible (and happens) because of our brains' functural (neuroanatomical and neurohistological) proximities and "neural plasticity". 

These and other relevant properties arouse in our phylogeny and arise in our ontogeny. 

The fact that they "did and do", is largely understood (in a general way) thanks to aspects of Science such as evolutionary biology/genetics (which brought about the heuristic/principle of "Natural Selection" and the discovery of DNA) and neuroscience.

In relation to Science-established pointers that imply CURSES I have the temerity to think that ÆPT also includes a few other (in addition to CURSES) likewise complementary notions (or concEPTs)


One of these is the somewhat heuristic/principle-like notion of pleiotropic mutations in our phylogeny that have been "ambiadvantageous". 

The portmanteau word (contrived to represent the first A of the acronym EAVASIVE) is meant to be a reference to any momentous (selective sweep causing) mutations that made a new or enhanced environmental opportunity exploiting behavior possible while it also 'recruited' CURSES (incurred by the mutation-pioneering individual) to co-motivate the same opportunity exploiting behavioral novelty.

Apropos which, it is 'ÆPTly didactic' tactics to most generally consider that the totality of all evolutionary potentials (that is, what may be described as an evolutionary pressure totality) involveson one hand primary constructive energy patterning tendencies of "opportunity type" and secondary energy-matter pattern thrashing changes of "threat type".


Because an anthropic emphasis permeates these webpages this aspect of ÆPT tactics also include, not least importantly, naturally selective lifetime challenges of "Opportunity type" and of "Threat type". In other words, and more specifically, of all the intrinsic and extrinsic aspects of this most general dichotomy the main ÆPT focus or emphasis is placed on directly and indireclty (i.e. via conditioned-in aftereffects) environmentally present[ed] types of lifetime challenges — i.e. ditto influences/factors that have been "naturally selective" evolutionary pressures that 'forged' us (members of the only species of fauna known to be capable of referring to itself as "folk").  

As with all concEPTs, I indulged in ameliorating sem_antics when I pieced together the neology "ambiadvantageous". I did so as part of an attempt to build an as aptly derived, defining and allusive as possible set of acronymic 'tools' for assertively addressing and more completely recognising and grasping (and understanding) our more or less neurotically motivated, more or less adaptive, and more or less 'accEPTable' (i.e. acceptable from an ÆPT perspective) behaviors or preoccupations.

By the way, our preoccupations or behaviors — from those most passive (mental or introvert) in character to those most active (whether they involve and manifest as crudely vigourous or delicate and sophisticated movements) — are ÆPTly referred to with the {self-}explanatory portmanteau term (word) "actentions".

Actentions that

1. are motivated or co-motivated by the rerouted ("siphoned off") output from the excitatory core of one or more CURSES, and

2. entail a function that serves to sequester and preserve one or more such "Conditioned-in kept Unconscious Reverberating State Effecting Symptoms, and

3. whether o not they amount to successful or unsuccessful deliberate or inadvertent attempts at more or less directly exploiting some environmentally present opportunity and therefore are (by ÆPT definition and labeling) "ambiadvantageous" in character, 

are ÆPTly referred to with the acronym "EAVASIVE" (and, implicitly, with what it approximately and most pragmatically stands for).

The concEPT "EAVASIVE" covers symptoms of CURSES such as simple nervous (e.g. facial) ticks and more complex nervous Tourette's type ticks or obsessive compulsive simple behavioral routines, but it also covers symptoms of CURSES that manifest as humankind's wide range of more or less sophisticated human actentions — especially symptoms of our potent and elaborate "modern human" EAVASIVEness.


Apropos which:

It is ÆPT to recognize the high likelihood that the end of all archaic human lineages was significantly brought about thanks to a marginally more potent — not necessarily in every cases more technologically and culturally sophisticated — EAVASIVEness of the "modern" humans some individuals of which were to become the main ancestors of all currently alive humans.


Some "ÆPT thoughts" about how the EAVASIVEness of archaic humans may have differed enough from that of our main genetic modern human ancestors so that this difference would most likely have contributed to ending the lineages of the archaic humans is suggested here​.


However, different contemporary populations of which bred with members of small enough bands of modern humans and contributed sufficiently adaptive traits so that some their genetic material still remains as a small but not insignificant portion (roughly from about 1% to 7% of the genomes of all non-African humans alive today).   

Beside the the concEPT of "CURSES" there are a few approximately synonymous but more or less accEPTable, expressions that refer specifically to a kind of "implicit memories" are left behind by (conditioned-in as a consequence of) circumstantial threats that can not be coped with in an acutely or persistently distress-involving manner"; Or, in complementary (and slightly SEPTIC humored) words: CURSES are implicit memories left behind by 'prevailed over', on their own overly onerous, perils/predicaments or ordeals

These approximately synonymous expressions are: "engrams" (used by members of a ruthlessly but in financial and legal/political ways shrewdly operated sect; "Pain (or primal pain)" — referred to thus by the late Arthur Janov and others who are involved with and appreciative the most in-depth (hence closest to deserve being described as 'in-dEPTh') Janov's self-regulation/psychotherapy-guiding theory of human psychophysiology; Lastly, "traumatic memories (or ditto imprints)".

The Freudian word "trauma" (used both in the sense of in "threats of traumatizing type" and "traumatic memories") has felt too tacky for me. That is, in my mind it has a meaning-muddling effect. It has because it is used as a key-word when referring to sensed circumstantial threats that traumatizes as well as when referring to post-traumatic memories left behind by such (traumatizing) threats. 

I have therefore relieved myself of being conventionally compelled to use the word in either of these two different but related meanings/semantic contexts. 

It goes without saying that I relieved myself not only by contriving CURSES but by also designing a distinctly different looking and distinctly enough differently meant logical companion-concept to CURSES. The concEPT in question is one that can be flexibly abbreviated as a distinKtly allusive (deservedly so  — deserved by what it denotes) acronymic expression. 

The result is that it is now possible to more clearly textually and verbally denote the difference between, on one hand, circumstantial threats that are genuine "SH imploring threats" (which may be abbreviated to e.g. "SHI threat/s" or to "threat/s of "SHI-type") and, on the other hand, CURSES (incurred from 'ended up under threats of SHI type").


To sum up: A CURSES is primarily insidious state (or accumulation of states) conditioned-in within a neural actention selections serving systems as a result of a for any reason ended up under threat of SHI type; And, a CURSES (or CURSES plural) is commonly also more or less adaptively coped with "ambiadvantageously" — or, to use an alterntative ÆPT words: coped with in uniquely human "EAVASIVE" ways.