chaos - quotes and descriptions to inspire creative writing
As with the acid and the base, we neutralise negative chaos with positive chaos.
Negative actions create negative chaos, and negative chaos is destructive. Positive actions create positive chaos, and positive chaos is constructive. And when we look at the history of war and peace we see these simple truths at the heart of the matter.
Let's shift our idea of what chaos is, because it shifts how we relate to freedom. For when we do this the arguments of libertarian vs authoritarian fall mute. It is obvious, or should be, that a complex global society needs people with great organisational skills who are deeply humanitarian and committed to fairness and peace to take positions of service. Thus, the greater the ability the deeper the service role they can volunteer for or be asked to consider. This performs the tasks of government without any notion of power, for their only right to perform the task comes from the trust the community places in them. Thus, when we have an improved form of democracy of deeply empathic and analytical intellectuals to service institutes there is real freedom for all. We have all the structures available to thrive and be organised, yet everyone is free to choose their own path in the system, everyone with good food and shelter as a right rather than as a thing to "earn." This is compatible with modern brain science, for when we are free of need our brains become capable of being part of a socially complex society with self control and desiring to follow a passion, to develop the self as an individual and work for the benefit of others. Thus, this is chaos organised so intelligently that the order comes from the best parts of our human nature. In a good environment we are all good, not from external force but internal emotions and needs - that's when we have a lasting peace and thriving planet. If we imagine what we have now as a triangle, the most powerful at the top and the least at the bottom; this is flipping it over to have most service at the bottom and most vulnerable at the top. And this is done alongside making resource allocation both fair and separate from this system of service roles. We can still have a Queen, her role is to serve and protect, the same comes of other roles - true service, wise "chiefs" without ego, noble and self-sacrificing - real heroes.
Chaos brings order when it is infused with love, then it become as orderly as the ecosystem, everything in liberty, every choice given. Chaos and fear is the problem, or order kept by fear that always becomes chaos in the end. So love, love always and everyone, freely and with determination, and let chaos in love and liberty bring the kind of world the autocrats can't even dream of.
We should bring in that chaos slowly, responsibly, a taste at a time, allowing the population to reorientate toward love and liberty. All at once would be a cruelty, for it takes time to learn new ways and habits. A deskilled population needs time to re-skill and become masters of crafts once more. So though the fear dynamic is killing us, we still need to use caution in the rate at which we change. It's hard, but the alternative is worse.
The swirling darkness was frightening. Curled tendrils beckoned the unknowing into to the realm, chaos descended. Menace, madness and confusion.
He was chaos in my well-planned routine called life, him with his ever burning will of optimism and curiosity. His ideas were seeds determined to bloom; I was drawn to him, wishing to share his perception of life, yearning for the light that so obviously shone in his reality.
In a pandemic the negative chaos can become more deadly than the virus; especially if the virus is killing those whom would have soon died in any case - as much as we love them and wish to protect them. Then the greater loss of life comes from those who die of preventable causes as the healthcare system is swamped, as food distribution and production is interrupted. Life can be lost from violence or deterioration of health in mental and physical terms. Seeing all the potential avenues for saving people is paramount. And so, in addition to ramping up healthcare provision and slowing the numbers of infected people to a manageable flow, a key way to save people is social order and the following of rules. So we follow the rules and we do this from a sense of love for one another.
A key way to fight a pandemic is with positive chaos, to sew kindness and love into the fabric of society at every opportunity possible.