"This is the main advantage of ether: it makes you behave like the village drunkard in some early Irish novel... total loss of all basic motor skills: Blurred vision, no balance, numb tongue - severance of all connection between the body and the brain. Which is interesting, because the brain continues to function more or less normally... you can actually watch yourself behaving in the terrible way, but you can't control it.”
Anaxagoras Hunter S. Thompson: entertaining author. Highly unreliable source. Reader discretion is advised.
SolRo "severance of all connection between the body and the brain."