Environment and stress combine to fertilize the soil of potential Vicious Cycle Disorders. Together, these two elements nurture the offspring comprising the residents of each individual’s daily 60,000 thought population. This pattern of conditioned responses can more specifically be referred to as “repetitive thought disorder.” As previously discussed, despite the fact that these thoughts occur in the present, they encompass many memories and hopes. The more there are, and the more frequently they are entertained, the more they dominate personal reality. The interplay of memory and anticipation constantly intersects as part of a larger dynamic to fuel present experiences. But it also provides for an illusory perception of distance. Molded further by the influence of a similar energetic occurring in the lives of everyone else on the planet, a false sense of disorientation and uncertainty regarding our own well-being is experienced. A deep-seated feeling of loneliness begins to emerge.