Table of Contents for Root Meanings

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  • Root Meanings is a work in progress that will continue to emerge and evolve until the Mind of minds is absolutely clear. The definitions below are subject to evolution.
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Revision: 5 Apr 2024


  • The apparent absence of coherence.
  • The apparent absence of order.
  • A primordial “soup” out of which coherent structures arise.
  • A seemingly unordered state through which Divinity/God/Source is able to act unobserved.
  • A chaotic system is inherently unpredictable and unstable.
  • Chaos precedes nonincremental leaps in capability and consciousness.
  • Chaos supports the processes of evolution.
  • Chaos is supporting the evolution of homo sapiens sapiens as it moves to a higher level of collective capability and consciousness.
  • Chaotic conditions are maximally conducive to creativity.
  • When a system is in chaos, the future state of the system cannot be predicted based on previous conditions.
  • Chaos is a “cover” for the agency of THE SUPREME. (The butterfly effect is not accidental.)
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