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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

War in Heaven, Battle of the Symbolic

Now let me see if I understand this concept…

1. Satan sinned in origin because he refused to go along with the cultural majority and pronounced a mythos in direct opposition to that of the majority consensus. He didn’t fornicate, rape, pillage, maim, steal, or generally molest anyone…he just said “I have another plan”. He had a different opinion.
Never mind that we have anthropomorphized the forced of chaos and order and see them literally instead of as archetypal…
Darn, that brings up the whole “now which represents chaos and which represents order” thing…

God the father was pretty neutral about the whole affair and was willing to let the brothers duke it out. Like Lovecraft, Aristotle and Socrates, God was preoccupied with thinking about thinking, an archetypal reference to a cosmos at perpetual-rest-in-motion indicative of a vibrant, albeit predictable and constant, state of energy.

Enter the forces of good and evil, attraction and repulsion…

Satan, arguably the archetype of attraction due to his provisions regarding the imposition of tight, controlling structure upon his siblings, confronts Jesus, the archetypal force of chaos. Yea, that’s right. Chaos. His plan was “do what you will and face your own consequences”.

The stage is set, the dance of positive and negative energy ensues and the force of attraction is “thrown down to the earth” and becomes dense matter, essentially that which governs the realm of the material. Satan became the archetype of Gravity, Electromagnetic force, molecular transferences of energy, etc that bind and hold matter intact. Jesus remains in the heavens as transcendent bits of free matter. He is the lord of spirits, the archetypal force of repulsion and the antithesis of matter.

Somewhere along the lines we took this story very literally. It was a simple science experiment, and we went and made a religion out of it. Damn.