I want to know what happens to that breath. To help you answer this question, consider in your mind these subquestions:
- Is there a necessary principle at work, by which you know that it vanishes/solves into the air after a set amount of time or distance?
- Is it attached to the smoke, and does it travel with it?
- Does it get detached from it?
Please explain in clear, essential concise language suitable for a non-chemist and a humanities person (logic, philosophy, theology, etc.).
Explanation: I am trying to help someone in need overcome a traumatic experience that has had demanding negative effects, after the person had already suffered much, and this is the most direct way I have at the moment. Your answer might just be crucial to the person's recovery.