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What happens when someone is subjected to extreme pain beyond any pain tolerance?

The full definition for pain tolerance provided by the link you gave is: The maximum intensity of a pain-producing stimulus that a subject is willing to accept in a given situation. [emphasis added] ...
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Can one die from pain?

The evolutionary functional answer here is probably not right. 'Expecting biology to behave a certain way is not a safe bet!' Its a common misconception that all living things are designed to endure ...
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