There are hypotheses which are easy to believe: many like the Freudian idea of an unconscious which occupies a major portion of our mind, with the conscious reduced to the superficial tip of an iceberg.
Many like to think that our inner being is pervaded by abyssal depth. More in general, we prefer the explanations regarding what we are even when they are false; and probably, all explanations are more or less false.
You will not be able to breath for another instant…
A rendering showing another type of brain drain: critical thinking and analytical skills flee; the sheep that is in us remains.
The somewhat desperate image of an inner excavation undermined by the fear that there may be nothing to find: no unconscious, no answer.