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"Anarchy is not intended to be sustainable. It is not a system of government, a codified list of rules and beliefs, or a mind set geared toward cultural constructivism. It is a spark, a flash, a small flame that ignites a paradigm-obliterating explosion. It is destructive by nature. It lies dormant and, like diesel fuel, can only be ignited by tremendous pressure. It deconstructs. It strips flesh from bone and grinds bone to dust. It is doomed to consumption in the conflagration instigated by its own primal spark. It is a catalyst. It is tinder. It is powder and fuse."

Rich Oliver

The Illusion of Choice

Acting or operating within the predefined and ascribed parameters of a particular range of variables does not constitute choice, as true choice would allow the organism to transcend the predetermined limits of its design.
Human thinking acknowledges the absurdity behind choice when applied to universal macro systems, like planets stars and galaxies, and micro systems vis cells, atoms, subatomic particles, etc. while exempting itself of like limitation. Are we, as humans, able to choose? Are planets? Suns? Galaxies? What of germs, pryons and quarks? Can we then, as both a macro and micro component of each of these systems, assume our special status apart from them?
If we have choice, then they, as extensions of our own beings, have choice as well. Does not the very assumption of choice imply that we are able, though conscious will, to move beyond the boundaries and constraints inherent to our sphere of physical existence? Are we more than the sum of our parts? Acknowledging that we may be able to transcend our preprogrammed limitations automatically projects this assumption of choice and consequent transcendence simultaneously upward and downward onto our fractal parts.
If we can choose, so can the planets. If we can choose, so can the cells. Is each level of organization capable of true choice? Or is each perceived choice just another variable within the prescribed order of creation particular to that individual sphere of operation? Can I choose to be a tree, for example? Or to increase my own height exponentially at will? Would not true choice be without limitation? The mystical world introduces choice into the fixed matrices by transcending physical reality. True choice is only possible in the magical, or mystical realm. It is only through the application of fourth dimensional thinking that true choice becomes a very real possibility. Unless, of course, this is a built in ability specific to our sphere of operation.
Is true choice possible when it excludes any outcome?