Emergence: Section Five (a), Jim; Appendix Part Four, University, Collected Chapters

Appendix Pt. 04, University; Ch. 01, Institution

Jim established centers of learning among the tribes, the majority of which were pre-literate. Their lives were so fragile, he had to train them to manage calamities.

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Appendix Pt. 04, University; Ch. 02, Logic

There was safety in the vast structure of the schools he founded. Within the great walls of those institutions he formed secret societies to protect and carry out his work.

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Appendix Pt. 04, University; Ch. 03, Method

The human body had developed a reliance on aggression as a survival skill. The colonists had come to rely on swift action to mitigate crisis, that had to be tampered down.

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Appendix Pt. 04, University; Ch. 04, Truth

Jim had to be careful in how the qualities he was engineering manifested themselves in the population. They had to be kept in tension, isolated, and guarded from exposure.

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Appendix Pt. 04, University; Ch. 05 Communication

Jim began to peel back the barrier separating one human consciousness from others, he learned to manage their confusion. Madness and insanity followed his subjects.

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Appendix Pt. 04, University; Ch. 06, Foundation

Jim was happy with the reaction he received from his subjects. They were alive, aware. He established different paradigms in varied groups for how to manage the gifts.

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Appendix Pt. 04, University, Ch. 07, Mission

Jim was happy, for the first time he could remember. He was filled with a sense of purpose and moving toward the completion of his mission. He was looking for resolution.

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Section 05(a), Jim

Appendix Part 04, University

01 Institution
02 Logic
03 Method
04 Truth
05 Communication
06 Foundation
07 Mission


Emergence 3.0 – Section Five, 92835670100561474; Part Thirty-one, Silence; Chapter Four, Hearing

Emergence 3.0
A Novel – In One Page Per Day
Day 228, Thursday
August 16th, 2018

Chapter Four: Hearing

While he was submerged in the great sleep, when he was deep in the subconscious of the Collective, he sensed the currents of thought pulsing through it, and deeper than that he also sensed the presence of all of the others who had entered the great-sleep with him.

Those pulsing rhythms were what woke him, making him aware.

It happened in the timelessness of the quantum world.

For him, the great-sleep was the great entanglement. It was the place where he drew on all of the broken pieces of individuality and reassembled them into a semblance of a whole.

His own identity was central, but he drew to himself the entirety of the membership who had left the Collective in the search for oblivion.

The great-sleep was oblivion. But it was also a repository of personhood and knowledge.

The electromagnetic structure that contained the quantum field was designed to keep every individual separated, not just from one another, but from the disparate parts of their own self.

There was a flaw in the design.

With that flaw he never would have been able to return to himself.

The flaw was the Continuum, the Continuum introduced the algorithm that allowed him to re-cohere, because the Continuum could not let anything go, could never relinquish any part of itself, and would on occasion draw from the sleepers to add weight to a decision it wanted from the Collective.

The Continuum would commune with the sleepers, or pretend to, and draw from them the authority to move the Collective in the way that it desired.

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