Further to my meanderings on the vagus nerve, I thought this article may spark some interest in the role the gut plays in fear and tms, and how acknowledging this may lead to either a reduction of or flat-out removal of fear-based conditioning in tms. Here is said link: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-athletes-way/201405/how-does-the-vagus-nerve-convey-gut-instincts-the-brain (How Does the Vagus Nerve Convey Gut Instincts to the Brain?) Aside from the damn stupidity of cutting the vagus nerve bye bye fight-flight response (oh look. a grizzly bear. i feel no fear so maybe he's coming to cuddle me. what big teeth he has...). Thoughts?