Leave your persona behind and escape for a while. Shamans let spirits visit when they left. We keep the spirit of this alive, but times change. Masks and body paint enter early in human history. Red stayed in fashion as man spread the globe. Egyptians deemed themselves red and saw others as inferior colors. You see African tribes in red. Scots did red in their Pict days. Native Americans got their name because they painted their skin in red. Humans use symbols; we show we like red. I hated cutting the head off gas mask girl, but some symbols mean to disturb. Need to freak is human; some have no other choice.