The Unthink Principle

  For man also knoweth not his time: as the fishes that are taken in an evil net, and as the birds that are caught in the snare; so are the sons of men snared in an evil time, when it falleth suddenly upon them - Ecclesiates 9:12

  Before I can accurately describe a battle between me and any worthy opponent, you must understand a certain principle, which serves as the basis for all power in the omniverse among finite and infinite beings. The Creator, as you undoubtedly know, is omnipotent, omniscient and omnipresent, among many other superlatives, but His most important characteristic is that He is omnipotent, and so there is no distinction between His will and reality. Thus, if the Creator wills something, it simply is. And if he does not, it simply is not.

  However, contrary to most human's understanding of the omniverse, the Creator appears to be indifferent to most events in human existence, i.e., whether or not you pay your mortgage this month, or your grandmother gets over cancer, really is of little importance in the grand scheme of the omniverse, primarily because all events occur from each point in reality anyway – so you just need to hope and pray that you are not the “you” who does not make this month’s mortgage payment. But we will discuss the implicaiton of multiple timestreams later.

  Anyway, this is, undoubtedly, a little confusing, but imagine the flow of time as a string held in the Creator’s fingers, with a beginning and an end. The Creator sees both the beginning and the end and each point of the string between His two fingers. Now, imagine an infinite number of strings, some overlapping, others intertwined, some broken, but only one endpoint and one beginning, in the Creator’s fingertips. Get it? I am sure you do. Indeed, if anything, you are more perturbed by my statement that you, and your wants and desires, are of little consequence than you are suffering from any lack of understanding of these rather simple concepts.

  That being said, most principles in the omniverse can be derived from that one oversimplified premise, that the Creator is omnipotent and His will cannot be challenged unless He is indifferent to the outcome. Among the “people of the book” – i.e., Jews, Christians and Muslims, the Book of Ecclesiates tells us that the Creator forbids a human from possessing the knowledge of his demise. And as it turns out, it seems to be the case that the Creator has, in fact, willed this to be so. (For the record though, please note that most mandates in the great "Books" were not actually uttered by the Creator.)

  Accordingly, once the Creator proclaims a law, it is applicable in all times and all places. Thus, no human may see his "ultimate" future, or rather, his own demise. It is one of the most powerful principles in the omniverse, and among Champions, it is the fundamental premise of what we call the Unthink Principle. And like all of the omniverse, it merely reflects a single premise – that HE is infallible and cannot be contravened.

  But I guess the Unthink Principle still is somewhat unclear. Essentially, I cannot foresee my death, or anything generally surrounding it, but if I can foresee such a reality unfolding, based on my current position in the space time continuum, I effectively eliminate that reality for me, because if I have foreseen it, and not just predicted it, then it cannot be my reality – another “me” must take that path (or the path is not traversed at all -- i.e., a broken string to refer to a prior analogy).

  Accordingly, if you were to jump from behind a bush and attempt to bash me in the head with a club, once I see you standing behind me with your club raised high, that is what we refer to as a "focal point" or "nexus", where many different realities branch off in different directions. For example, you could hit me squarely in the back of the head, causing me fatal brain trauma. Or I could have just enough time to react, and you graze the side of my head, detaching the retina of my left eye. Or you could miss altogether, as I feign gently to the right and slip my dagger into the back of your neck as you tumble past me.

  Understand? But what you have to truly grasp here is that I can’t just guess or imagine a bad outcome to avert it -- I have to actually "see", or almost experience, the event unfold; I have to see in my mind’s eye your club collapsing my skull, the blood vessels bursting under the force of your blow, my hypothalmus turning to mush, and me falling to the ground in a lifeless pile. (Another topic that we will discuss in geater detail later is the "mind's eye") If I fail to do that, then I cannot circumvent the reality, and I will die. Now, imagine if you also "see" me dodging your initial strike and plunging my dagger into your throat. Now, neither event may transpire, because both involve one of us foreseeing our deaths. Thus, we have both eliminated two proximate realities, so which do we go to next? The most probable outcome after the ones we have "unthunk". But guess what? The next most probable outcome is not based on our perception of reality, but like a game of plink, the disc bounces randomly to the next available position in time space.

  Now for the truly gifted, you will realize that all I have really done by unthinking your attack is to manipulate a nth dimensional space, without moving a single point, the one where we are. And yes, the Unthink Principal is, arguably, a combination of faith in the infallibility of the Creator and a variant of the Brouwer Fixed Point Theorem. Indeed, this is precisely the nature of the battle. To hold my own in battle against a formidible opponent, I must match my opponent’s manipulation of reality around our current position in time space, but to win and kill my opponent, I must determine the fixed point, the thing that does and cannot change, and then, if the fixed point is undesirable, I must either change the current focal point, or for the "very powerful", tear space and achieve an outcome outside of the possible points achieved by not “breaking” the continuum.

  Ah, those are excellent questions, my friend - what is the "fixed point"? could it not represents the will of Creator, in which case, does not an unthinker challenge the Creator's will in moving around the "fixed point"? Well, the answers are "depends" and "impossible", but as for the reasons, we will get to that later, for now, suffice it to say that this is merely a crude explanation of how the Unthink Principle works, and that this phenomenon is the greatest weapon of a finite being, or to be more precise, the ability to manipulate the interaction of free will and a "fixed point" is the greatest weapon of a finite being. And yes, there are limits, both innate to the unthinker and structural within the omniversal context -- e.g, the physical contest per se remains very important, because it determines what I can and cannot do. For example, if I am 300 lbs and fighting a child on the edge of a ravine, I cannot imagine my child opponent effortlessly hurling me off of a cliff to eliminate the possibility of dying by a fatal fall off the cliff. For the Unthink Principle to be effective, the death unthunk must be proximate.

  Returning to our back alley brawl, I can foresee you moving to strike me in the back of the head, me dodging left, you swinging right, me blocking, but then allowing the force of your blow to throw me to the ground. At this juncture, you only foresee events involving you finishing me off, because you did not realize that I allowed myself to be hurled to the ground. For once on the ground, I use your anticiaption of victory to "cloud" your mind's eye from seeing me use my blade to slice your Achilles tendon on the left side, and effortlessly rolling away from the death blow you intended to inflict when I first fell to the ground. You will die in our battle because once I intentionally fell to the ground, you stopped "looking" for realities wherein I killed you from the ground. You are yet another victim of misdirection and arrogance. And yes, arrogance kills more humans than any opponent, but we will discuss that later too.

  However, I must note one caveat here, if the Creator wills an event to happen, then all of reality converges to that point – i.e., the strings in His hands all come together again. So if it is my time to die across "all time", then I cannot avoid death, because there are no realities to "jump" to – i.e., there are no strings outside of the spot that the Creator's will pinches into a single reality.

  Lastly, as very finite beings, humans are inherently bad at using the Unthink Principle, indeed, the longer one’s existence, typically, the more realities you can imagine, and unthink. Thus, humans generally cannot do battle with an ethereal being, outside of the dream world, as we are confined in reality by our physical forms. Conversely, if an ethereal being exists outside of time, then entering a particular stream of time to battle a finite being is equally difficult for the being from outside of time. It is sorta of like examining an intricate picture through a kaleidoscope. But this is probably not much an explanation, what we need is an example here, and perhaps I should just explain how I first became aware of these various things.

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