Wednesday, 7 September 2016

Introducing - Social Entanglement Theory and The Fundamental Basis of Thought


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The Cycles of Life Are Spiral 


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Social Entanglement Theory - Preface
We are oft to remember the pain and suffering of our choices and actions far more readily than the luxury, yet in luxury we are prone to forget history. We forget these histories for they are no longer our own personal experience. Societies in such condition becoming not so unlike the blind leading the blind or, dare I say, the indolent leading the sleepy. I wonder if it isn't past time to energise, wake up and remember?
Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” - George Santayana, 'The Age of Reason', 1905.

This was later paraphrased by Sir Winston Churchill when he allegedly said
Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.”

In more flowery terms
"If men could learn from history, what lessons it might teach us! But passion and party blind our eyes, and the light which experience gives us is a lantern on the stern which shines only on the waves behind." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
I felt it worth repeating, for it is true...repeatedly! We are all liable to repeating the same patterns and cycles over and over again. Those patterns may be considered good, bad or indifferent but they are inherently part of the universal human experience. 

Routine gives many humans a sense of security. As we learn and grow however that regularity can eventually become stale or boring which sparks a desire for change, propelling us onwards and upwards, through and throughout the life experience. We learn social patterns of behaviour and psychological mechanisms of defence that work well allowing us to feel periods of stability, comfort and safety in a world that is itself demonstrating patterns of change. The moon cycles through it's different phases over the course of a month, our planet cycles through it's seasons over the course of a year and the precession of the equinoxes cycle through the constellations of the zodiac over the course of approximately 26 millennia. 


Essentially humans are all, at times, creatures of habit. Those habits may be considered good or bad or they may simply be benign. Good habits are beneficial to both the person demonstrating the habit and to the social group or groups to which they belong. Good habits are seen to be positive and improve our experience of living life, both individually and collectively, so are largely encouraged (but not always). For example, parents and teachers generally encourage good habits in their children and students. When left to their own devices however, without informed and experienced guidance, children and students are far more likely to develop bad habits. This would seem to be particularly true of adults who likely consider themselves neither a child nor a student and may in fact be quite offended at even the slightest suggestion.

"Cutting off the nose to spite the face"

In order to protect a delicate or threatened ego (where admitting ignorance or error might cause harm) or maybe to defend an adopted position, adults will sometimes demonstrate a complete lack of wisdom. Commonly throwing reason and logic out the proverbial window. Even, or maybe especially, in the light of informed guidance from an external third party who they may attempt to ignore or discredit. Adults in such a state will very often portray, or may actually believe, themselves to be an authority on something they are not. Opting instead to exert power and influence (or become hysterical), to cover lack of knowledge or mastery, rather than accepting good evidence, reason and logic. If the person concerned is relatively powerless this can be somewhat amusing. If they are powerful however the situation can quickly become dangerous. If cornered an ego defensive adult will invariably seek to dismiss or destroy the validity of anyone or anything that contradicts or challenges their own perception of themself. If it gets to this point the adult has very often stopped listening and will refuse to accept new information or learn. They feel threatened and uncomfortable, usually so does everyone else.  
Highly intelligent adults very often demonstrate a complete lack of wisdom when under pressure. While this may seem counter intuitive the psychological explanation that the ego is trying to protect itself from a real or perceived threat to it's own ego identity holds true. Less intelligent adults are equally susceptible to demonstrations of poor wisdom. Though observers tend to be less surprised when this is the case, it's none the less invariably frustrating. The wisdom vs. intelligence pattern is frequently observed and recognised in group and social dynamics. The behaviour might be suggested by some to be qualitatively autistic but is not autism. It's simply a normal, natural and predictable human psychological defence (which can be appear ironically, to be quite offensive).
"Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom." - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
By way of an unfortunately political example one might point a finger toward the United Kingdom's 2010 coalition government and a certain Conservative Minister for Education in particular. A government containing lots of previously competing egos jostling for position and power simultaneously seeking to demonstrate and exert their new found authority. Upon coming into power, the minister and his government decided to entirely abandon the previous governments reforms for primary schools. Reforms that came off the back of two well informed independent expert reviews. Reforms that proved to be very popular with primary school teachers and children. Reforms which were producing real improvements in the rate and quality of education for primary school children.
The decision was bewildering to many educators. Particularly so for those who had already adopted the recommendations at some expense and were enjoying those improvements. Many teachers became depressed, demotivated or despondent raising concerns for the future of primary school education. In the schools who adopted the Rose Report recommendations performance and well-being had improved markedly, not only for children but for the teachers as well! 

A key finding on page three of Ofstead's Rose Report response explains this as a 'virtuous circle'. 
"A ‘virtuous circle’ has been created: children’s increasing command of the skills has led to staff’s expectations being raised which, in turn, is improving the pace and demand of teaching and leading to further success."
By comparison the pattern or habit of one government undoing the good work of a former government is an example of a 'vicious circle'. It might also be considered a bad habit.

Bad habits are one consequence of working or learning in isolation. Imagine teaching yourself to drive for example, you may well be able to get the car moving and so consider yourself 'a driver' but driving well requires more than simply driving the car. A good driver is able to read the traffic around them and so predict the driving behaviour of others, they interpret and understand the meanings of road signs correctly and are able to adhere to local driving conventions such as staying on the correct side of the road. Bad habits are generally considered to be harmful to the individual or to the extended social groups to which they belong and so are frowned upon.
Benign habits, on the other hand, may define an individuals character and personality. A benign habit may be unconventional but is generally of no particular consequence to the larger collective and so society is usually ambivalent towards them. They are simply something a person does that distinguishes them from others. Usually related to an individuals personal interests and passions, benign habits are more usually called hobbies.  

Hobbies tend to motivate individuals to seek out other people with similar interests and thus join a social group of like minded individuals. This serves to validate the individuals passions and interests socially. Hobbies are generally considered a normal aspect of healthy human behaviour and natural development. They only become unhealthy or 'bad' when the activity becomes excessive or continues for extended periods in social isolation. People who fail to connect with others with similar interests become vulnerable to negative social judgement and are at risk of scapegoating. 

In the social context what was an essentially benign activity, habit or hobby can start to be seen as evidence of weird or crazy behaviour. Such social undermining can then be used to project and  ascribe blame disproportionately. Serving to further motivate assailable individuals to seek a larger like-minded clique. This in itself is a pattern that can be observed within group dynamics and is evidenced, in the school environment, by the individuating and collective labelling of groups such as Jocks, Nerds, Goths and Stoners etc. There is safety in numbers and many individuals choose to identify themselves within a larger social context leading to the phenomenon of social stereotyping. There are also individuals who seek to resist social stereotyping through maintaining a diverse range of relationships prefering to 'float' between many groups.
High School Cliques
Bad habits and negative behavioural patterns are formed through an individuated human experience of learning in relative isolation within a larger social context. Generally you only really have a bad habit in relation to the habits and collective consensus of others. A habit is bad if it is judged to be causing distress or harm, either to an individual persons ability to be well in the world or to the social cohesion and function of a more powerful individual or larger collective group. Good habits are accepted and encouraged whereas bad habits are an indication that something is out of alignment, not properly understood or needs to be healed or 'fixed'.

In this article I am going to explore how the physics of quantum mechanics may be understood and applied to the human social condition to objectively understand both ourselves and humanity better. Using the science of quantum entanglement, as it correlates with human relationship, I hypothesise that humanity will eventually be able to readily identify and implement solutions to our most pressing social problems be they personal or collective, local or international, real or imagined. Ultimately Social Entanglement Theory may provide a tool to aid social cohesion, a mechanism to steer the positive evolution of collective consciousness (growing awareness and learning) and potentially provide a scientifically tangible framework for healing human psychology and the ills (inequity and inequality) of our modern contemporary society.
The first step in solving a problem is to recognize that it does exist.” - Zig Ziglar
Negative cycles, patterns and habits become obvious in others though less easily apparent in oneself. Most individuals can see the both the positive and negative effects that rapid industrialisation and corporate globalisation has been having on the well being of their immediate environment and the health of the planet. Logically one would expect that, should the negative outweigh the positive, steps would be taken to correct any negative environmental or destructive impacts. It's not so simple or straightforward however because the relative power of the offender can skew that logic. For example if a company of corporate executives is benefiting disproportionately by industrialisation such that they perceive their personal environment as marvellous they will be less inclined to pay attention to, or even accept, the damage and suffering their 'successful' involvement with the offending institution is causing to the 'less successful' general population. The factory might be pumping out tonnes of noxious black soot into the local environment for example. The executive can afford to live miles away in an area which is not immediately or directly affected. The relative power and position of the executive in society shields them from the local realities or negative impacts their relative 'success' is having on the less powerful or lower caste 'classes' who simply have to suffer through the smog and dirt the factory creates. The factory is creating jobs for those very same people who are crying foul. For the executive the problem isn't the factory so much as the 'ungrateful' and 'ignorant' or 'jealous' working classes.
 We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” - Albert Einstein
We become conscious of negative cycles and patterns by observing a person or group of people in relative isolation (over there, away from us) repeatedly taking the same action or making same mistakes over and over and over again. This despite (or maybe in-spite of) any consequences or undesirable outcomes. These cycles are most especially obvious when those 'mistakes' or actions repeatedly lead to the physical or psychological suffering of others. This is especially compounded when the offending person or group seem unable to accept the affect their impact is having on the collective well being of others. This inability to reach consensus and communicate clearly means that new approaches rarely seem to be considered or if they are considered they are seldom implemented. The lessons never seem to be learned, The status quo is maintained and the offending person or group appears stuck in the same apparent increasingly destructive circle or cycle.
Plan and Elevated Perspectives

We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.
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Rather than a closed circular cycle from which there is no hope of escape these patterns can be considered from an alternate perspective to be rather spirals of experience. Spiraling cycles that we move through repeatly, either up or down, to higher or lower levels of conscious awareness and ability. A 'virtuous circle' or cycle, such as mentioned in Ofstead's response to the Rose Report above, raises everyone up whereas a vicious cycle brings everyone down. A virtuous cycle essentially describes a positive feedback loop whereas a vicious cycle describes the inverse, a negative feedback loop. These human experiences are not simply circular therefore. They are rather, forward and backward, upward and downward spiral mechanisims which form the very fabric of life. Spirals describe and provide the fundamental foundation of human being and experience, for living, learning and evolving. Natural development and human experience is therefore spiral by it's very nature, as opposed to simply circular, and this is very good news.

DNA
At humanities current level of conscious awareness the masses can see a major societal problem (growing inequality and inequity) but can't yet be certain, in sufficient numbers, of the source of the problem or indeed the solution. Those with power and influence wish to maintain the status quo whilst the masses, slowly becoming conscious of their predicament, remain apparently divided yet motivated towards a collective unifying resolution to their predicament. Many individuals feel hopeless or powerless with regard to resolving a problem that is not well recognised or even accepted as a problem by the Elite. The situation is not hopeless nor are the suffering people powerless.
Occupy Movement
If we look to recorded history we can see these spiraling cycles have been happening throughout the ages for as long as records began. The recorded list of revolutions and rebellions is simply enormous. Before records began however something did change, not so much a revolution as an evolution. An evolution of human consciousness, we learned to write and record human experience. It took a long time but we somehow developed this ability to create and give meaning to symbols, arrange them into patterns and interpret them to remember and record ourselves as a species.

Humanity learned a new skill and it changed us, we learned a technique to remember our past by writing it down. By evolving this ability we no longer needed to rely solely on the story tellers and wisdom keepers who passed the knowledge of the ages from one generation to the next orally. In some respects we grew but we also lost something. We gave our traditions and memories to the page freeing up our mental capacity and providing an objective foundation upon which to expand intelligence and develop our environment using technology but I do sometimes wonder if we somehow lost our capacity to retain and expand the wisdom with which to use these technologies fairly to their fullest potential for all. 
Bank Notes
Consider the technology we call money, essentially pieces of paper brim full of symbols, numbers, letters and images. Money is so intrinsic to the very fabric of society many hardly consider it a technology at all nor do they realise that subtle changes to this technology can have massive and far reaching consequences. We utilise the this technology to transact and do business, it is the very foundation of modern culture and is perceived as intrinsic to everything we do. People who have plenty of money are seen to love it, people without can very often be seen to hate it. The concept and function of money itself is simply a system or tool, it's how society chooses to use that technology which dictates it relative merits. If the tool is not fit for purpose it can simply be adjusted just as money has been adjusted many times throughout the ages to serve the populations who were increasingly dependent upon it as a technology of transaction. The technology of money as banknotes was most recently adjusted between 1931-1971 when the backing value was changed from gold, a tangible limited resource, to an intangible seemingly unlimited fiat based entirely on debt. Essentially removing all liability from the banks for the banknotes they were issuing. Banks no longer have to give in exchange anything of any real or actual value for the notes they issue to you. This is what I consider to be the primary source of the rising inequality and inequity we can see in the modern world. Put simply, money needs an adjustment.

Cycles of experience and repeating patterns are woven into the very fabric of human and universal activity, they form the very basis of reality. They are a natural and essential aspect of not only the human condition but the very planet, universe and dare I say it the multiverse itself. These cycles and patterns of human and universal experience are spiralling rather than simply circular. Spirals being the mechanism for how the universe expands and by which human beings learn, evolve and develop. If there is no external lateral force imposed to change the magnitude and frequency of a cycle we can begin to perceive ourselves as stuck. Eternally repeating circular loops appearing to be neither getting nor going anywhere. In actual of fact we are getting somewhere it's just taking a long and spiraling time. Time required to shift our level of collective consciousness and perspective to understand that none of the experience is actually wasted or unnecessary at all. It is all in fact, objectively and observably, an inherent part of our process of revolution and evolution.


Looking at a regular spiral system from above or below we perceive cycles of circular motion. From top down they may be perfectly regular revolutions, from the bottom up they may seem instead to be frequently revolting. Change the attitude to the elevated perspective of a new dimention and we achieve a more hollistic view. Not only do the cycles have a certain rythem or frequency but they may also have an obvious magnitude and direction. All that is nessesary to spin off onto a new trajectory is an internally or externally applied force to drive the change. If you are involved in applying the force you will have a sense of control and direction. If the force is being applied to you you may sence a loss of control and experience confusion.
"Necessity is the mother of invention." – Jonathan Swift, Albert Einstein, Plato and many more...
Social change requires a quantifiable driver that can be validated and agreed upon to motivate or impel a shift in the magnitude and direction of a society. Historically this has taken the form of an external threat that causes fear, hostile invasion, running out of food, celestial impact etc. The fear of annialation usually serves to force people to do things differently. Right now in the world terms like 'terrorisim' and 'climate change' are being used to catalyse particular changes in society. Whether or not these terms truely reflect our predicament is still a hot topic of debate. Nevertheless they are still being used in an attempt to drive social change. The trouble being the people seeking to implement the changes (politicians and elites) are no longer well trusted by the general population who no longer feel well served. Spiralling cycles can cycle up or down, or in and out. They can be increasingly frequent (tight); reasonably regular (relaxed); or occasional and open (expansive). 

All tight cycles of negative human experience and entanglement can be made less so, usually in one of two ways. First, by simply turning away from or abandoning any habits or entangled relationships that appear to sustain the undesireable pattern. The act of severing the 'unhealthy' relationship or negative entanglement can serve to give, any individual (or group) in a vicious or downward spiral, a sense of gaining control and stability. This very often at the expense of the other individual or group. The second option is less easy but is considerably more fruitful. Option two is to stick with the difficult process in the hopes of eventually understanding the root source of our negatively spiralling patterns and cycles.

This second approach has the potential to raise awareness. One, both or all entangled individuals potentially becoming more aware of themselves and each other within the social context thus enabling a greater range of, potentially better and certainly more appropriate, choices in the future. The first approach does nothing to address the fundamental underlying Social problem or issue and tends to result in the problem eventually re-emerging later in a new context or a different way. The second approach, whilst more difficult and challanging, always tends toward increased learning, progressive development, personal growth and collective evolution. Essentially sticking with your process, respectful of all concerned parties, always eventually leads to better understanding and healthier relationships. The possible rewards for sticking with difficult cyclical spiralling processes vastly outweigh the rewards (or lack there of) of the abandonment approach but if the spirals become so tight as to be excessive, and thus  potentially harmful, then it makes sense to postpone or abandon them. At least until such time as entangled participants have developed and grown better coping mechanisms. Such that when the pattern eventually returns and re-emerges the people involved are better prepared and better able to handle it. 

For example the MA in Psychotherapy and healing I choose to undertake in 2013 was not properly prepared to handle my Transpersonal Approach to orthodox Psychology. The school beleived incorrectly that they were adequately prepared to accomodate a transpersonal student within an egocentric (personal) Freudian/Jungian School of thought. The school was in truth more concerned with filling their classroom with paying customers than ensuring the suitability of the course for the students (or indeed the suitability of the students for the course). The Society of Psychology and Healing (SoPH) convinced both themselves and me that they would be more than able to accommodate my desired transpersonal approach. This failed, as evidenced by their eventual decision to kick me out while I was off sick suffering severe depression caused by submitting myself to their care. Care by way of serious psychological abuse and torture caused by an ill conceived and poorly managed Psychological Group process designed to resolve tensions within the largely female group

These tensions were caused initially by several misunderstandings and two explicit  lies. The first lie from the school was benevolent (a white lie). The second lie from a malicious student seeking jealous (and therefore largely unconscious and irrational) revenge. The school was able to justify their abusive behaviours towards their students and the abusive behaviours of the students towards each other by claiming the right to confidentiality. This claim to confidentiality served not only to protect the vunerable but to also protect the deceitful. When one is telling the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth one has no need of confidentiality protections. In fact obfuscation and secrecy serve only to confuse the issue further. The consequence of this was to drive me to a suicidal depression which I have fortunately survived to tell the tale and produce some new scientific discoveries. Unfortunately however I did suffer enormous levels of psychological torture and abuse and would like to be compensated for my time. I never agreed or signed up for the sort of treatment or group processes that I received. I had enrolled in a Master course to achive a masters and learn the language of Psychologists I was never allowed to finish year one and have never had any of the money, I paid in advance for year two, returned to me.
Collective consensus was eventually reached that the problem for all the issues appearing in the group was me. This was concluded despite all the evidence to the contrary. Not least the schools very own assessment report; my doctors sick note; and reams of emails expressing my plight and suffering requesting the abuse be concluded. The delusion became so strong that despite all the evidence clearing me of any personal responsibility I was still scapegoated and removed. Dangerously irrational cyclical spirals (in a downward direction) were largely responsible for all the issues appearing within the group, all caused by the schools initial deceit to secure my enrollment. My transpersonal approach was identified as one of the underlying areas of concern rather than one of the schools limitations. 

The authorities of that school eventually created for themselves a deluded illusion that I had chosen to leave the course entirely, withdrawing of my own volition. I had a doctors note stating the opposite yet the school could not look at or acknowledge it. I informed them I was off sick suffering suicide ideation and depression due to the excessive application of pressure and process. I had not left and always maintained that I was being constructively dismissed. The cycling spirals of abusive behaviour got worse and worse. I was compelled to allow myself to be subject to this abuse or risk being thrown out with no recourse to repayment of fees paid in advance in good faith. (This happened to me anyway despite staying the course to the best of my ability. Once the cycles became tight and excessively psychologically abusive I was rarely listened to. None of my requests nor my eventual demands we're ever acknowledge or heard. Rather I was being accused of not hearing the school and the students. More Irony, I was unable to stop or temper the abusive process being described as it was by the authorities as a group psychological investigation.  

The harm was psychological and so very difficult to identify, I did have and still do have a note from my doctor. A court case is imminent for even 3 years on the school refuse to accept any liability and have effectively stolen the fees I paid in advance for the second year which their dismissal prevented me from receiving. Even with written proof of dismissal the course director continues to maintain her delusion claiming I withdrew from the course. This is how powerful excessively tight cyclical social spirals can be.  I understand this, almost completely now, as very tight highly excessive spiraling behaviours caused by a lack of experience and poor qualification of the school authorities. A similar situation happened during Dr. Phillip Zimbardo's the Stanford Prison experiential 

 Video 1. Stanford commentary relevant to modern abuses of authority, Abu Ghraib for example

  Video 2. The original Stanford Prison Experiment.

Video 3. The earlier Milgram experiment testing Obedience to Authority

In my own case the Society of Psychology and Healing required me to subject myself to independent  psychological assessment and for all students to be subjected to a Psychological Group Investigation in lieu of a falsely instigated disciplinary procedure that should never have been initiated. Compliance with the psychological investigation required and demanded blind obedience to authority. Despite all my concerns and eventual protests Serious abuse did eventually predictably occur, both to myself as well as number of other students. The escalating tight excessive social entanglements were eventually ended by the authorities through scapegoating the victim, me. All ties were eventually severed and to this day, some three years later the school refuses to accept of acknowledge any liability.

The school choose to protect their own original lie as well as the student lie that was later proven to be unsound and inadmissible. As soon as the formal student complaint was found to be unsound the disciplinary procedure should have been wound up. instead a psychological investigational group process  was designed and implemented. No consents were formally requested and when consent was explicitly withdrawn, by me, I was isolated, suspended and dismissed. This treatment nearly killed me by way of suicide. This was a very confusing, difficult and dangerous time for all the participants involved, The authorities had them selves convinced they had everything under control. they did not. emotional outburst from the course director herself evidence this. many students were unfairly stressed and I was psychologically abused to the point of uncontrollable rage and suicidal tendency. I almost threw myself under a train after the worst of it so severe lack of awareness being demonstrated by the authorities in charge. 

Over the following two years I managed to get my emotions under control and recover from the suicidal depression by visiting Amazonian Shaman in Brazil, Peru and Ecuador and using their indigenous medicines. All of this was caused by two fundamental lies, two legitimate student mistakes and several subsequent misunderstandings from all parties involved. this is the danger of arrogance by so called learned-powerful authorities in relation to subordinated subjects. Such negatively spiralling, irrational and excessive social entanglement cycles always have a tendency to veer wildly out of control and lead to horrific abuse to those with no authority or power. The authorities in their grandiosity projected this onto me and so justified their abusive behaviour as my deserving it. This Abuse was facilitated by an apparently caring and supportive charity that claims to be qualified to teach psychology and healing! Now that, Alanis Morissette, is what's called Ironic, :) lol. humour always help to reduce valance and seriousness which is very dangerous in situations as this.


 Alanis Morissette, Ironic, 2007

I eventually handled the damage caused by the schools torture and overcome the psychological harm at some considerable personal financial expense and time to myself. In a positive light I am now in a position to present my theory of Social Entanglement and my description of The fundamental basis of thought. This awareness only became possible as a result of the suffering to which I was subjected. This fact does not divest the school of liability for failure of their duty of care however. A legal case is increasingly likely pending their inability to come to arbitration. 
I managed to understand and grow rather than fold and die to the psychological torture. It takes time and space and compassion. Mistakes are fundamental to learning, taking a hard line simply reinforces the unwanted patterning and the escalating fear and division makes learning the lessons increasingly difficult. This is why western society no longer condones violence against children. We should condemn all unnecessary and excessive violence, be it physical or psychological, whatever the justification, against animals, adults and all nations too. Social Entanglement Theory can be used to define what those acceptable, unnecessary or excessive levels of violence actually are and it does so empirically in an objectively scientific way.

Appearances can be deceptive. Other people are not our enemies they are merely our reflections. We are all essentially reacting to our own delusions and projections into and onto the external environment. The world is quite well deluded at present, everybody can see it in everybody else but they can't quite see it in themselves and that's what makes everything so apparently difficult to understand. To find the source of all your difficulties in life, look within yourself. You will find all the answers you need in there. There are answers outside yourself too but they are often simply projected distractions which we use to assign blame and make reasoned excuses for ourselves.

Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health.” Carl Gustav Jung ,"TheTranscendent Function" 1916

In my casual observations I have noticed violence, both physical and psychological, invariably comes from a very small number of human emotional positions or states. Upon deeper reflection I noticed how a number of these states appear to be inversely linked in opposition to each other, a relationship of entanglement if you will, by a projected yet paradoxically reflected symmetry.

That isn't so complicated as it sounds, They're simply emotional states of being which we have all experienced to varying degrees in our lives. We are very reluctant to admit or recognise our fears, whether they be real or irrational, but we have all known fear and understand exactly how it feels. Fear is a spectrum of emotion which spirals and extends from mild concern all the way down to abject terror. Conversely, we are extremely good at recognising and expressing our feelings regarding righteous injustice and indignation! both of these emotional states I shall use to demonstrate and explain Social Entanglement. Social entanglement is akin to, and correlates directly with, quantum entanglement.

Social Entanglement Theory - Introduction


"Many people, especially ignorant people, want to punish you for speaking the truth, for being correct, for being you. Never apologize for being correct, or for being years ahead of your time. If you're right and you know it, speak your mind. Speak your mind. Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is still the truth." -Mohandas Gandhi 

Social entanglement theory was almost entirely derived from a deeply considered understanding of my own human psychology, which I realised was reflected back at me from quantum mechanics, quantum entanglement particularly. Just to be clear I had described my own psychological 'state' a few years before I ever studied Masters level psychology at my second university. A course that eventually threw me out for unfortunately speaking my mind. Quantum entanglement was first discussed in a 1935 paper by Albert Einstein, Boris Podolsky, and Nathan Rosen and in several papers by Erwin Schrödinger shortly thereafter, describing what came to be known as the The EPR paradox (Einstein–Podolsky–Rosen). Social entanglement displays all the same characteristics of quantum entanglement and the EPR Paradox when applied to the temporal dimensions of space-time.

What does that mean? What this means is through the correct application of quantum entanglement we can model and accurately predict human potential and human social expression reliably. Jung was correct when he said 'Man needs difficulties, they are necessary for health' and this can be verified by social entanglement theory, empirically. I would suggest instead the term Wo(man) is a better term than Man, for humanity only exists as fundamental paired units entangled and in opposition to each other, in this case male and female. There is nothing wrong with being transgender or gay (or exceedingly happy for that matter), so long as nobody is causing intentional harm, to anyone or anything but themselves, they may do as they please. This is the fundamental law of socially acceptable behaviour. 

Paradoxically our difficulties in life are in fact evidence of our healthily development. Our most pressing challenges and difficulties are nothing to fear, they are in reality what sustain and develop us. Unconscious irrational fear is what causes us to hold onto so many incorrect notions and perceptions about each other and our environment and this tends us towards concerns of doom and gloom. There will be no doom and the gloom is slowly lifting, I can assure you of that. Social Entanglement Theory confirms it. We are in reality doing okay. We will eventually succeed and I hope to convince you all of that in this series of articles. 

We are simply in a process of figuring out, both ourselves and our environment. We are simply learning and our learning is really quite simple despite many appearances to the contrary. Yet regardless to the perceived complexity of your own particular learnings or not I can assure you, collectively we are doing just fine! It just takes time, the odd glass of wine and the mind-crime chiming your free!, Free? It's not one? No it's too, and two not four either, oh for Christ sake! adore the door the answer is three. (Enough with the puzzling rhymes already!). My apologies, for I am a simple poet but I'm a serious 'wake em upper', and that means BUSINESS, this time. Yeah, I'm looking at you Ted. The people of planet Earth are very busy most of the time, and even when they're not they're really busy pretending to be.

It's like we believe there's someone horrible looking over our shoulder or breathing down our neck the whole time, even when we're supposed to be relaxing. We don't have to be so busy all of the time. It's time to wake up and relax a little. It's time to slow down. It's only because of all these irrational unconscious fears, which we are all holding onto, that we feel the need to be constantly rushing about. Trying to stay ahead of the game. Yet we're not quite sure what or who's game we are playing. By rushing about and doing all the time, we're constantly making mistakes and missing the majesty of it all. The only way you can face those fears is to slow yourself down, turn yourself around and look at yourself objectively. In doing this you can look into yourself and deal with what you find there. You really are far lovelier than you might think. And the stuff in the shadowy parts of you, the stuff you'd rather not look at, just wants to know you care and love those bits of yourself too. The game we play is entirely our own but it plays out upon the unified field described by quantum mechanics and that, well that is really great news! Because if we don't like the game we're playing, we can change the rules ourselves.

The first rule of Steve is to slow it all down, chill a little, enjoy the company and relax. Ahh...

...That's better but we can do even better than that. I want you to stop reading this for just a while and try meditating a little. You don't have to go anywhere or particularly DO anything, just the opposite. Have a go and practice it right now where you are. Simply get comfortable, close your eyes and focus on your breathing. In and out; in - and – out; longer out-breaths; than in-breaths; and pause - between - each - one. Go on, do it for a few mins, or as long as you like, but make sure you continue reading when you come back from your own subjective reality, I've got some important things to share with you. I promise it will get better than it might seem to be at present. It just requires a little bit of effort on your part, we're getting there, I promise. Now GO! Close your eyes and breath deeply, nothing bad will happen and I'll still be here when you get back....

Attractive, respectful, opposition is necessary for Health.

Violence is rarely attractive or respectful, (mutually consensual competitive sport being a notable exception) nor is it particularly healthy, although surgeons are likely to disagree. Violence does however create many difficulties for us. These difficulties have been useful in ensuring the health of humanity throughout the ages. The difficulties which result from violence however are largely destructive. We must resolve our violent tendencies and learn to respect each other so we can move beyond violence and make use of valence instead. Now Valence, really is difficult to understand! (not really ;) 

I believe we can move beyond violence by applying the theories of quantum mechanics to human psychology in a practical way. The two are already linked, to some extent, by Valence. In doing so we will be better able to describe, and thus understand, ourselves in our relationships both to each other and to our environment, in a clear and meaningfully tangible way. Social Entanglement Theory (SET) has the potential to resolve all of humanities social dysfunctions! Before that can happen it first needs to be introduced, my bit, it then needs to be accepted and applied, y(Our) bit.

It is increasingly less necessary for humanity as a unifying collective to create difficulties using destructive diminishment. This is what tends to happen with violence. I would suggest instead that we focus our attentions, as much as possible, on the difficulties of creative expansion so we may maintain social health and cohesion as we go. For we do all live in a creative and expansive universe, as clearly demonstrated by increasing populations and advancing technologies. To do this we need to utilise both science and spirituality to explore, in parallel, our objective-subjective reality for both objectivity and subjectivity are inextricably and paradoxically entangled. 

I would argue in fact, that violence is completely contrary to both healthy human and healthy social development. It is rather, a symptom of a largely unrecognised societal auto-immune disease, a dis-ease that is very subtle yet highly destructive, that auto-immune disease is slavery. Opposition is a better marker for the health of humanity. Opposition is the repulsive force we need to remain healthy but the repulsion does not have to be repulsive, nor does it ever have to be violent. Attraction is also necessary for health and the marker for this is Elegance. SET proves this empirically rather than hypothetically. In a real and objective way rather than one that is subjective and unreliable.

We do see violence in our natural environment however so violence is certainly natural. It is also eventually forgiveable when the correct awareness and understanding is brought to bear. Violence for example is necessary for animals to survive, excessive violence is not. I would argue that excessive violence is unnatural and therefore a clue that something fundamental has gone wrong. All humans have the capacity to use excessive force and so do all animals. Animals however use violence in a healthy way to eat and establish social hierarchies amongst themselves. When an animal is frightened or disturbed it can sometimes react with excessive violence but I have never seen any animal conduct war.
Humanity Wars A Lot.

War is excessive violence and it is most usually the product of extreme fear or dissatisfaction. Those fears and dissatisfactions may be rational or irrational, conscious or not. It doesn't matter, fear is fear and it causes us all to react to situations in a predicable manner. Science already knows this and has described the fight or fight complex to explain it. What is sometimes disregarded is the option to freeze. 

War is most usually a reaction to something or an attempt to seize control of a situation that is believed to have become unmanageable, and so dangerously out of control. War is also sometimes a tool used by the powerful to gain control of a resource or group of people. When used as a tool war is always about a redistribution of power, property or resource, usually all three. If war is used by the powerless it is always an attempt to redistribute power, property and resource more equally. War rather is a symptom, an indicator if you will, of an unhealthy imbalance. War always involves a frightened society or group of people subject to an unnecessarily extreme application of pressure. 

War is appalling.

The planet uses volcanos to let off pressure. When the pressure within becomes excessive it lets off steam. If that doesn't work and the pressure becomes extreme, we have an eruption. Magma, ash and hot air is spewed out all over the place. The effects are far reaching, pressure waves level forests, the ash disrupts communities and grounds aeroplanes hundreds, even thousands, of miles away. Interestingly the magma makes new land but the lava flows destroy everything in their 'wake'. Similarly war is also a mechanism.

War is a mechanism that enables humanity to let off steam when the pressure becomes too great. War acts as a pressure release for humanity and so it is also paradoxically a healing mechanism. War therefore is a paradox and this is why so many of us find it so difficult to understand. Wars are also entirely unnecessary. Social entanglement theory once again proves this empirically.
War is an indication of social disparity, a warning to the collective planetary consciousness it needs to take corrective steps toward re-balancing itself. If no corrective action occurs an eruption takes place. When irrational fears have long since gone and the sense of righteous injustice and indignation eventually dissipates, all wars run out of steam and society returns to reform and rebuild something new. The symptoms and signs of disparity are everywhere, an ever increasing poverty gap is one. Having one single powerful superstate with no effective opposition is another and the list goes on and on and on.

In summary so far: -
Disparity is an imbalance; Social disparity is a symptom of an underlying social sickness. No opposition is unhealthy; opposition doesn't have to be violent. War is appalling and entirely necessary. Social Entanglement Theory can prove all of this empirically.

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Social Entanglement Theory - Part 1. 
Violence is self perpetuating and acts upon the psychologies involved over great distances. It has a direct correlation to the scientific concept of repulsive energy at the quantum level, specifically with regard to quantum entanglement and the unified field. In order to successfully achieve a unified theory of everything is is necessary to include everything. What that means is it must describe both objective and subjective reality in a practical reliable way. It must therefore accurately model and predict both objective reality which is measurable by Science; and subjective reality which is experienced and described by the term Spirituality. Science and Spirituality can be considered a socially entangled pair. The Science-Spirituality entanglement pairing.

Entanglement is one of the weirdest features of quantum physics, it is no different at the human scale of social interaction. It refers to a situation in which two “particles”, a pair, share a common history that makes their futures intertwined. It describes how actions upon one 'particle' have a direct but inverse effect upon the other regardless of distance or time. Quantum entanglement happens outside space-time and this, I would suggest, is why Einstein considered it 'Spooky'. No-time and no-space is spooky and very very weird, it cannot be measured but it can be experienced. I'll talk more about this later in the second article of this series.

Particle is a term that must be construed loosely in the quantum world. For the quantum, at it's most fundamental level of the unified field, has no physicality per say. The unified field rather is a field of infinite possibility. The unified field exists outside of space-time yet has a measurable and direct effect in space-time, herein lies the EPR paradox. The term thoughts, imaginings or musings are, I would suggest, more accurate descriptors than the term particle for the purposes of describing quantum and social entanglement. It is an approach that has been previously qualified by scientists like Einstein, Podolsky, Rosen and Schrödinger who used thought experiments to accurately determine the nature of quantum reality. It is therefore a valid approach. Social Entanglement is a real world practical example of quantum entanglement at the human level of space-time reality.

The fundamental basis of thought

Thoughts have no physicality and are essentially timeless. They can exist in a place of no-space and no-time, they also exist in space-time. These are the characteristics of the quantum universe and the fundamental unified field which underlies everything. Social Entanglement is a new theory being introduced by me, in order for me to explain it properly I must introduce four new terms. The four terms I will introduce are Musings, Observings, Confusings and Tusslings. They all essentially form the fundamental 'units' of thought.

Musings, Observings, Confusings and Tusslings

Creatives often report requiring a Muse to be productive and flowing. Muon is a term used to represent the type of quantum particles classified as leptons. For these reasons I shall use the word musing from now on to describe the particle or rather 'unit' of thought that originates or is caused because an observer is introduced to the unified field. Right now, whether your conscious of it or not, your brain is interacting with the unified field of quantum mechanics and your own personal musings are firing off all over the place! They only exist inside your head, for now at least.

Musings only come into being when an observer brings space-time awareness to the 'no-space'-'no-time' reality of the unified field, the concept is inherently paradoxical. Musings are the fundamental unstable units of thought. Tusslings are the fundamental entangled units of thought, they only exist in paired 'units' and have a direct correlation with entangled particles as described by quantum mechanics, quantum entanglement specifically.

A clear distinction is required between the polarity of musings which emanate, or 'spin down', from the unified field and musings that originate, or 'spin up', from the human mind. Observings and Confusings are both categories of musing but with opposite polarity, or spin. Their trajectory is spiral in nature. Observings are the class of musings that originate from the mind of the observer and spin up towards the unified field seeking a confusing. Confusings are the class of musings that spin down from the unified field to meet and counter balance (or unify and validate) Observings. All musings are the product of the observer-field union, or relationship, but they never truly 'exist' independently, they only ever exist as tusslings. My apologies if this is difficult to grasp but these sorts of difficulties are healthy!

Confusings only come into being, so to speak, because humans create Observings with their mind. Observings and Confusings can only exist in pairs they can never exist in isolation. As soon as an observing comes into existence it's corresponding confusing also issues forth, from the unified field, and they are both paired in balanced opposition to each other. There is a natural repulsive force that ensures they both remain in balanced opposition to each other. There is also an attractive force that ensures they stay together as a paired unit. This paired unit is termed a Tussling. Tusslings are 'observing-confusing' pairs and so have a neutral polarity, initially. They have an initial valence of zero.

Tusslings describe the fundamental paired units of thought which originate from our minds by virtue of our having both a brain and a spirit. Tusslings are the result of the brain-spirit pairing. Musings come into being as a product of the observer-field relationship. Thoughts are essentially 'born' as a result of these productive unions. The brains and bodies of human observers do both receive and transmit tusslings and so the observerings, and the observer, have a female self perpetuating quality.
The unified field on the other hand has a masculine quality and so emits or transmits musings only, it cannot receive musings. The unified field can only receive tusslings, it cannot produce them. The unified field can only produce the class of musings termed confusings. The human heart-mind pairing is used to understand these thoughts and we manifest them into reality using our brain-bodies. Our heart-mind is always tussling with musings and so tusslings seems like a term that can be easily understood. Tusslings can be considered to have a feminine quality with a negative polarity or negative spin.
Social and Quantum Entanglement and the Divine-Evil Relationship.
Quantum entanglement is a curious phenomenon that occurs when two particles remain connected, even over huge distances, in such a way that actions performed on one particle have a similar but reflected effect on the other. For instance, one particle might be spun in a clockwise direction. The result on the second particle would be an equal anti-clockwise spin. It is a natural yet paradoxical and reflective phenomenon that occurs when pairs or groups of particles interact in ways such that the quantum state of each particle cannot be described independently. Instead, a quantum state must be described for the system as a whole. Quantum entanglement exists only at the level of the quantum. It is not subject to the temporal dimensions of space-time so it is, in quantum reality, timeless. 

Social Entanglement is the corresponding phenomenon that occurs when two humans, or two groups of humans, remain connected even over huge distances, in such a way that actions performed in relation to one human or group have a similar but reflected effect on the other. For instance, one human might steal from the other. The result on the second human would be having something stolen. If the victim never sees the thief again they are disconnected and that is the end of it. If however the thief is caught by the police the thief-victim relationship has re-established connection and thus becomes an entangled relationship. Both parties having a shared common history that makes their futures intertwined. The future of both thief and victim having a similar but inverse effect on the other. The thief might go to prison and the victim may be compensated or have their property returned for example. It is a natural yet paradoxical and reflective phenomenon that occurs when pairs or groups of humans interact in ways such that the social state of each group cannot be described independently. Instead, a social or emotional state must be described for the system as a whole. This is a direct correlation to quantum entanglement. 

Quantum entanglement is timeless and happens in a no-time dimension so the effects appear as instantaneous to human observers. Because humans live in space-time, and are used to the effects of space and time in their reality, this appears to be very weird. Social entanglement happens at the human level of space-time experience and so it is subject to a delayed response over time. There is no 'violence', as we understand it, in the unified field there simply 'is', infinite possibility. By this I mean at the fundamental level of the unified field there is only possibility, all potential possibilities are as equally likely as they are unlikely. 

The probability that an infinite spectrum of possibilities will collapse to any given potential reality is entirely dependant upon the introduction of an observer or group of observers. The musings and the tusslings of the field and observer interact which serves to focus and diminish the unlimited potentiality of infinite possibility to an eventual probability of one. In plain English what that essentially means is, a thought is born. This thought or idea is brought forth from the union of observer and unified field (observer-field pairing) into space-time awareness and thus becomes subject to the physical realities of space and time. This is what likely caused the Big Bang. It is paradoxical and so difficult to understand but this must always be so, to ensure a healthy and self regulated system or state. 

Using will and intention human beings can focus on these thoughts and thus manifest them into their physical reality. This process is subject to time and so is not instantaneous. The process is spiralling, looping and iterative. The probability that an idea will become a reality in space-time is entirely dependent upon gaining the consensus agreement of a paired or collective group of observers. If collective consensus can be reached the idea can be accepted and eventually brought forth into physical reality. This is why Star Trek can be credited for inventing the smart phone. Millions of people wished for a personal communicator and eventually humanity figured out how to make it so in our own reality. The Star Trek universe doesn't use a money or a commodity based economy like we do, it uses a gift economy instead. We simply need a consensus of people to wish it was so and the unified field and humanity will eventually make it so. Put plainly, It's just the way it works!

Please stop watching the news excessively, it's gradually poisoning our minds! 
 
When the power is both equal and opposite in an entangled relationship we can consider it balanced and call it a 'Divine Relationship' or rather a 'Divine Entanglement'. In this case the valence is said to be zero and thus it is neutral, stable and healthy. If the valence is not equal the relationship is no longer divine and becomes increasingly unstable. As the power disparity increases so does the valence, which becomes either negatively or positively entangled. The greater the disparity in power the greater the valence and the less divine the entanglement. The only entanglement that can be considered divine is one with a valence of zero, all other entanglements are to greater or lesser degrees unbalanced. As the power becomes increasingly unbalanced, the relationship becomes increasingly dangerous and less divine. It may eventually become evil.
'Inequality is the defining issue of our time' President Barak Obama, 4th Dec 2013


All individuals are inherently lonely and unbalanced. In the natural order of things, lone individuals invariably seek to become balanced through entanglement. This is rational entanglement. Rational entanglements are positive and always tend towards divine entanglement equality, as such rational entanglements are always good.

Lone individuals or groups do however sometimes seek out negative entanglements. This is not what one would logically expect and so this is called irrational entanglement. Irrational entanglements always seek to move away from divine entanglement and so they are negative entanglements and they tend to be difficult. As we have already seen difficulty is good for healthy development and self regulation. Negative entanglements only become evil when they become excessive. We therefore have two categories of irrational entanglement, difficult and excessive (or evil). Difficult entanglements are natural and healthy and can be tolerated to a point. When difficult entanglements become excessive this is always bad, excessive negative entanglements are all evil entanglements. I would suggest therefore, as I did with violence, excessive negative entanglements are unnatural and a sign that something has gone seriously wrong, usually over a prolonged period of time. Excessive negative or irrational entanglements are always bad.

Social Entanglement Theory - Part 2 - Some Practical Examples.

In social entanglement, irrational entanglement can be attributed to fear or greed. Fear causes psychological disturbance which can lead to emotional states such as anxiety and hate. When excessive negative entanglements are confirmed to be attributable to an individual or group we usually put them in prison to isolate them. If such a group happens to be a legal fiction such as a corporation however this is not possible. In Law corporations are Persons with many, but not yet all, of the same rights as a human Person. The human Person is also a legal fiction but the relationship is one to one and so the human being can be punished on behalf of the legal fiction. The legal fiction that is the human Person starts with their Birth Certificate. The legal fiction that is the corporate Person is a relationship of one to many and starts with a Certificate of Incorporation. This isn't so much of a problem when corporations are small, as they get larger the problem becomes increasingly difficult. The situation as it stands today has become evil.  Multinational corporations are in themselves not inherently evil nor is the Law it's the entangled relationship which is inherently evil.

With rights come responsibilities, we use the threat of prison to hold people to account. The same is not true of corporations however, corporations have no inherent fear anyway because they have no spirit and are not alive per say. The only spirit a corporation has is that invested in it by its employees who are human. The threat of prison is no good for holding corporations to account. People can be isolated when their behaviour becomes dangerous but we have no means to isolate dangerous corporations, yet. This is critically important, it's a dangerous social paradox which can be resolved through the practical application of social entanglement theory. I will talk more on this topic in later articles.
The source of all evil is excessive negative entanglement.

Unstable individuals always eventually seek out entanglement. Sometimes these entanglements are divine, more usually they are normal but all divine and normal relationships have the potential to become unstable or dangerous. A dangerous or evil individual can never cause evil in isolation, this is what prisons are for. All human beings are inherently unstable in isolation, Social entanglement theory can help us to understand empirically why locking up large numbers of 'unstable' individuals with a few dangerous individuals is very very unwise. 

Evil is only possible as a product of dangerously unstable pairs or groups. It is rarely simply the fault of one individual or the other although there are exceptions to this. We live in a highly complex entangled world, if an individual becomes so unstable as to become potentially evil we may find fault in the increasingly dangerous relationships that caused the evil state. There is only one exception to this and that is when an when an individual or group sets out or seeks to do evil and herein lies the paradox. This is the only time we can consider an unstable individual or group to be evil. In all other cases the unstable individual has simply gone into the world to seek a complimentary partner, they are seeking an alignment towards a balanced state. If the individual or group sets out to do evil acts they are seeking an alignment towards a increasingly unbalanced state. 

For as long as the dangerous individual or group is isolated no evil can occur because there is no dangerous relationship. When the dangerous individual or group meets an other unstable individual or group a divine, unbalanced or evil relationship will result. If this union is highly dangerous and causes evil, such as murder, then the relationship becomes evil, technically both individuals in the pair are now 'touched by evil'. Due to the nature of murder causing the death of the one of the individuals, it also causes the death of the evil relationship, the evil relationship has instantly ceased to be. The unstable victim that caused the death can now be legitimately considered to have caused evil and so is evil. In isolation however they are still merely dangerous. They need to be isolated and guarded closely, it is always possible for a highly dangerously unstable individual to be stabilised over time. An individual may have been involved in an evil relationship but is not as an individual necessarily evil, the only exception to this is the wilful intention to cause evil by seeking out a sufficiently powerless partner. 

In every other scenario both parties are always responsible to greater or lesser degrees for the evil product. The greater the magnitude of that responsibility being inversely related to the relative valence of the pairing. This essentially means that the greater the power disparity, between the two individuals or groups, the greater the burden of responsibility upon the powerful party, neither individual is however inherently evil, only the relationship is inherently evil and this is resolved by redistributing power so the relationship valence becomes tolerable and less unstable.

Simply ending the relationship or killing the other party does not address the fundamental underlying social disparity which is the true source of the disturbance. Ending the unstable or dangerous relationship cleanly and severing all future ties does however bring that particular entanglement to a conclusion. If that disconnection is maintained there is no longer any risk of, the formerly dangerous relationship, producing evil. Unless that is a reconnection is made, at some later time, which serves to re-establish the dangerous or evil entanglement. All of this can be easily understood using the correct application of social entanglement theory as derived from quantum mechanics.

The Problem with North Korea

This is why I would suggest that North Korea is very reluctant to reopen it's difficult-ties with the rest of the world. It feels at some level of experience, be it conscious or unconscious, that their entanglement with the rest of the world lies toward the dangerous or evil end of unstable, and they would be right. We all feel it too. The power is entirely on the side of the rest of the world, the West in particular. The power differential is enormous, any reconnection reintroduces the entanglement and because of the considerable differences in power it will be, at the very least, unstable. Social entanglement suggests it is, in fact, a highly dangerous evil relationship and thus prone to evil outcomes. If evil does result then the powerful can easily point and assign blame to the powerless and North Korea does not want to be scapegoated and held accountable for something that was caused because of the relationship disparity, which is what usually happens in these kinds of situations. We do have different options and can start making better choices however.

North Korea feels threatened by us in inverse but equal proportion to how threatened the West feels by it. Interestingly North Korea herself appears to reflect this dangerous relationship with the West internally. The North Korean people are powerless and the government is excessively powerful. North Korea is thus very well experienced in the effects this kind of dangerous relationship brings along with it's likelihood to produce evil. They may not understand why this is so but social entanglement theory explains it empirically, it also offers solutions.

I would suggest the better approach to Korea is to support them in reducing their power disparity internally first, simply giving them money will not work. Neither will giving them weapons. We need to give them our presence and listen compassionately without judgement. We should also consider leading by example and do the same for ourselves first. Once North Koreas internal entangled relationship becomes more stable they will eventually open themselves up to the West. In parallel we need to open ourselves up to each other. Love is how to do this, fear is what closes everything and everybody down. Continuing to apply external pressure is counter productive and will in the long run only serve to make the unstable relationship increasingly more dangerous. It's the dangerous relationships that are evil, not the individual or unified nations. Neither the West nor North Korea are inherently evil, their relationship is. If we want less evil in the world we can only achieve this by paying attention to disparity and taking steps to ensure equality in every area of our lives. This is the only way to prevent dangerous relationships becoming evil.

Social Entanglement Theory - Part 3 - Emotional and Social States.

Social Entanglement theory explains why violence in the act of defending oneself is the only reasonably valid excuse for excessive violence. Violence in self defence is about redistributing power within the relationship more equally. This pushes dangerous relationships back toward the safe range thus reducing the likelihood they produce evil. In the playground it is a desperate last resort against bullies. In nature it is what happens when animals get cornered and their real or irrational fear takes over. When violence comes from a powerless people rising up against suffering and oppression caused by a powerful government who has lost it's ability to hear reason and agree terms, it is also self defence. Even if that violence is perpetuated years later when no reasonable meaning can be found. Violence against bullies is self defence yet nobody likes to think their behaviour is that of the bully.

The only reasonably valid justification for violence is self-defence.

I mentioned earlier on that I would explore the emotional states of fear and righteous injustice (or indignation) to explain how and why violence happens. Violence generally issues forth from a small number of emotional states. States of being that are reflected in opposition to each other. Violence can come from more emotional states than the two I'm about to outline now but I can't explain everything here. After you read this whole article I hope that you will be in a better position to be able to understand and fix things, not only for yourself but for the whole human family. Just remember, to let go of the deluded illusion, you simply close your eyes and breath deeply. Then, when your good and ready, you open yourself up completely, in love. Stretching comes later....but we're doing it for the kids!!!
Fear 
 
Firstly, violence comes from excessive fear. The fear may be real or perceived, it just simply doesn't matter. Fear is fear and is experienced as very real, whether it rational or irrational, by the subject. Try not to ridicule a fearful person, it damages them and deepens their emotional scars. Fear kick starts the fight or flight response. The fight flight response sends a message to your body to release hormones that prepare us for a particularly intense potentially prolonged period of physical, or psychological, exertion. If no physical activity occurs and the fear goes unresolved for an extended period of time, the hormonal overload becomes toxic.

Anxiety disorders, panic attacks and depressions are all evidence, to greater or lesser degrees, of this. Our fight-flight stress response mechanism becomes overly stressed indefinitely and we become increasingly sick. Sometimes the very best thing you can do is just freeze. Fancy another meditation yet?

Any closed system subjected to increasing stress or pressure will eventually break or explode.

We don't generally get taught to 'simply stop trying so hard', but look at any animal. They don't simply attack or run away and hide, they pause to consider their options. Knee jerk reactions are always caused because of a previous emotional trauma sustained at a previous point on lifes spiral. We learn bizarre defence mechanisms and get caught in perpetual repeated cycles that do not work. Everyone should take note of the teaching we can receive from animals. Many of them have been around for much longer than humans and they feed and sustain us daily. Vegetables are good for us too and give us vitamins and minerals you can't get simply by eating meat. Lets stop biting the hand that feeds us, please try to stop eating so much meat. I don't advocate cutting it out entirely but we can live entirely meat free. 
The work only you can do.

Irrational fear is very difficult to pin down and it can only be addressed by you personally, through your own inward self reflection. Other people can help but the work must be done by you. Fear can produce frustration, anger, rage and eventually hate. Irrational fear does its job by conspiring with the ego to produce deluded projections. Every single last human being is vulnerable and susceptible to this. We need to have some compassion about for each others irrational fears and behaviours. These fear based projections can manifest in the most unexpected and horrifying ways. Racism is a clear example of an irrational fear being projected. Racism is either real or perceived. If it's perceived it's a projection that indicates poor communication and snap judgement. This can be resolved relatively easily with honest, clear and open dialogue

If racism is real it's a reflection of poorly a integrated community or society which is indicative of an invariably unconscious and underlying insidious social sickness, I suggest this sickness is slavery. Racist outbursts are simply a symptom of an unbalanced, poorly integrated and inequitable society. An unbalanced and inequitable society is a sick society. Racism is a strong signal to everyone that social disparity needs to be addressed soon. We shall eventually come to understand that. Real and excessive racism is an invalid response which is symptomatic of poor integration and disparity, perceived or actual, within the local or extended environment. Racism is a global phenomenon and it both affects and effects people of all races, colours and creeds. Racism is endemic and can be evil but is not in itself inherently evil, it is rather a early warning signal. We would do well to pay attention to resolving it, sooner rather than later. Social entanglement theory offers us solutions that are both appropriate and effective but we need to be patient for they will all take time to bear fruit.

Real excessive racism is always evil however and is unhealthy on many levels. It's unhealthy for the individuals demonstrating symptoms of racist behaviour. It is unhealthy and dangerous for the people who are trying to integrate themselves. It is also unhealthy for the human family at large, excessive racism is ultimately bad for each and every one of us. Racism rather is a social sickness produced by a fearful disturbance within an individual or group. A disturbance that stems from a lack of acknowledgement or a perceived misunderstanding of the individual. Racism tends towards invoking an angry knee-jerk response in the people it offends. Yet if one wishes to resolve racism the required approach needs to be compassionate communication and gentle integration. Increased application of pressure will not work and only serve to make the problem worse. Excessive racism is evidence of an underlying, psychologically unconscious, negative spiralling loop with a variable feedback delay.

This underlying issue produces a disturbed psychology of distress and anxiety which is viral in nature and socially contagious. The source of this disturbance is money, or rather money as debt. The value of all modern money is derived entirely from debt slavery and it issues forth entirely from corporations. It's time to look at this problem too now, more on this later.

Righteous Indignation

Secondly, violence stems from a sense of righteous injustice which is also always the result of perceived or real disparity. The greater the disparity the greater the sense of righteous injustice. This produces feelings of frustration, anger and rage which tends us toward an escalating reflex response to project all the perceived injustice back at the disturbing 'reflection'. A reflection we project from ourselves onto a usually ignorant and always external other. Some other person or thing who appears to wilfully or intentionally refuse to 'understand' or appreciate 'the situation'.

Response to a terror attack is a good example of this. I would suggest this, in contrast to racism, is valid. A response is necessary, a violent response is not. If the violent response comes from an excessively powerful state and directed at a comparatively meek state it is an excessive use of force and so always evil. Any sense of righteous injustice or indignation is a strong indicator of poor communication and an unwillingness to accept responsibility. Both the learned or powerful participant and the apparently ignorant less powerful party are both responsible to lesser of greater degrees. The powerful-learned participant however shoulders the larger portion of the responsibility. Social entanglement theory establishes the magnitude of the responsibility rationally. the magnitude of responsibility being inversely proportional to the valence of the relationship. In layman's terms, the more powerful party is culpable. Righteous injustice and indignation has a natural tendency toward justifying collusion, secrecy, denial. All are deceptive and all eventually result in delusion, both personal and collective. This tendency is extremely counter intuitive. It is also counter productive and simply serves to cause an increase in confusion, suspicion and frustration for both sides. We find ways to justify confidentiality by claiming they are for the purposes of protection, in reality confidentiality causes miscarriages of justice. Personal privacy is important and safe but collective privacy is dangerous. The larger the organisation the more dangerous the confidentiality becomes. What is required to resolve righteous indignation is courageous open and non-violent balanced dialogue, akin to dispute resolution and that takes time.

“The very word 'secrecy' is repugnant in a free and open society;
and we are as a people inherently and historically opposed to secret societies,
to secret oaths, and to secret proceedings.” John F Kennedy, 1961

Just to be clear Kennedy said this a full two years before he was eventually shot by a lunatic. Whether or not the lunatic was an individual or group is unimportant. What is important is that something caused the lunatic or group to become evil. My take on this is as follows.

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We will never be free,
Until we no longer feel the need,
To conduct ourselves privately in secret.

It's time to open BOTH your eyes and l**k clearly from a state of LOVE rather than a place of fear which is inherently and paradoxically confusing.

It takes time for people to learn to trust each other after violence has occurred. Whether the violence is just or unjust phycical or psychological makes absolutely no difference. Depending upon the level of fear and the sense of righteous injustice (which affects the willingness and intentions of the powerful to listen to the powerless) this will produce one of two outcomes. Either a reactionary reflex response or a well tempered considered response. The considered response is the wisest of the two and tends towards balanced and contemplative mediation. Conversely the reactionary reflex response tends toward an unwise, unbalanced and always unfair outcome. The reflex response generally attempts to assert more pressure to control the situation. This tends to widen the power divide and if this is the excessively the case the reflex action is always evil. These types of reflex responses only serve to magnify the sense of injustice felt by the other side thus creating a negative and spiralling feedback loop with a variable delay. A negative feedback loop like that of a microphone and speaker feedback this only increases disturbance further. This sort of reflex increases the social valence and increasing valence is always unsettling. From the powerful-learned position this produces a tendency towards dismissal and an unwillingness to accept any personal responsibility or liability for formally unconscious mistakes and errors in judgement.

Nobody likes to admit they were wrong and governments are no exception. Governments and Nations are very reluctant to ever apologise, this is very unwise. It demonstrates a clear lack of wisdom and understanding on the part of the apparently more learned and powerful individual or group. Rather than displaying learned and rational behaviour they tend towards believing and thinking simply and rashly. They believe, because they perceived themselves to be learned-powerful, that they know best and can't possibly have anything more to gain from moderate peaceful engagement. This is an exceedingly unwise position to take and does nothing to improve social valence. Because of the popular and unintuitive sense of moral indignation and outrage the learned-powerful tend instead away from acceptance and inward reflection. In extreme cases they in fact move towards a perpetuation of the very violence that caused the disturbance in the first place. This may produce a temporary self satisfied sense of deluded victory but in reality it only ever makes the social problem worse. For the perceived ignorant-powerless it produces a dangerously depressive and potentially suicidal state. This is why escalating gaps in power, education and money, between the haves and the have nots is so very dangerous. This is why we have suicide bombers in our midst. further evidence of the auto immune disease I would suggest is called slavery.

When we stop being fearful we see what's to LOVE about the world and our disturbed personal projections onto an external reflected environment eventually dissipate, eventually we find peace.

'Be the change you wish to see in the world' - Mahatma Ghandi

The USA is very powerful, many would consider it too powerful. It believes itself to be a force for good in the world yet over recent years it has been, in many respects, behaving like a bully. So has Israel. Israel-Palestine is a classic example of power disparity. A valence that has gone right out of whack! Israel and Palestine are an entangled pair. This is a clear example of what happens when the powerful feel righteous injustice in the face of an irrationally perceived 'ignorant' and powerless people. There is poor communication on both sides and Israel is largely at fault, it keeps building walls and increasing pressure in every way on Palestine. Palestine barely exists any more, look at this map. The powerless eventually lose hope and become depressed and suicidal. This combined with a sense of having nothing to lose is the cause of all suicide bombers let loose in the world today. For the suicide bomber their psychology has been stressed beyond the point of good reason or judgement, so why not blow up a pair of buildings to give your life meaning and go out with a bang instead. This is a tragedy akin to murder. This is collectively the fault of the individuals and groups applying excessive pressure and it's evil. It's no use simply pointing the finger at the so called suicide recruiters, the tendency toward depression and suicide was created, over a long period of time, somewhere else.

This type of extreme psychological depression is caused, plainly and simply, by the powerful refusing to behave or communicate well, they essentially abuse their power and in so doing their behaviour eventually becomes evil. Depression can also be caused physically if we lack sufficient nutrition and don't engage in sufficient physical activity. The major depressive disorders however, the ones that cause people to become suicidal however are almost entirely due to some version of psychological torture. Humans are good dealing with their space-time reality, not so good at dealing with the 'no-space'-'no-time' reality that we are all connected to via our heart-brain. Psychological traumas all reside here. Social entanglement theory explains it and can help us all to eventually overcome our own warped sense of reality, it just takes a little bit of time and quite a lot of personal effort.

Despite appearances to the contrary this has nothing to do with religion. Religion is an easy target for gross negligence and confusion but it is not the cause. Religion is simply a smoke screen and a way to make generalised excuses for bad personal and collective behaviours. Religion is so very often used to lay blame at the feet of an externally identifiable other. That's the wrong place to look, the solutions are within us because they are all ultimately caused by us. We are all the source of our own irrational fear and discomfort, we continue to ignore this at our peril. We can solve all these issues with social entanglement theory.

So, first of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is...fear itself — nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyses needed efforts to convert retreat into advance. In every dark hour of our national life a leadership of frankness and of vigour has met with that understanding and support of the people themselves which is essential to victory. And I am convinced that you will again give that support to leadership in these critical days. - Inaugural speech of Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1933


  In reality there is nothing to fear but fear itself,
Please try to stop being fearful.
Be compassion.
With social entanglement theory these cause and effect behaviours become obvious and predictable so can be avoided. Social Entanglement theory can be applied to understand, prevent and eventually, I would suggest, resolve all social entanglement issues. Using social entanglement theory we can see how and why human violence happens and take steps to prevent it from ever happing again, reliably using scientifically derived models. Peace in the middle east is now possible, it's simply an application of social entanglement theory away.

It won't be easy, difficult work still has to be done, but we will be better prepared and more able to work smarter on the right problems, rather than working harder on the wrong ones. SET shows us empirically how, why and what the real problems are, it's up to us as individuals and groups to then shift our behaviours accordingly. Social entanglement theory can show us all how to behave so we can move beyond violent behaviours and achieve peace whether that be at an individual level or on the international stage. This is a scientific method that I am proposing. I am certain it will eventually be demonstrated to be reliable and repeatable, it's simply a matter of time and awareness. I need help sharing this information, I cannot do it by myself so I'm passing it out and over to you...

The number of possible social entanglements are potentially infinite, it will still be difficult. The most essential and difficult work being to looking into and at ones self-selves honestly for the purpose of allowing emotional scars and chips to heal and eventually dissipate. Self and group awareness is an inherently difficult aspect of being human and that, is a very good thing! Humanity = Wo(Man)

Wo(Man) needs difficulties; they are necessary for health.

Jung's original quote can be proven empirically now, we don't simply have to take his word for it. The implications for the fields of Science, Business, Theology, Law, Psychology and beyond are quite simply phenomenal.

Violence has served us well as a repulsive force but it is no longer doing so it is also no longer necessary. We should focus our attentions instead on Science and raising personal and collective Spiritual awareness, an entangled thought-belief pair, which oppose and reflect each other, largely respectfully, in a healthy entangled relationship. That relationship is creative-evolutionary. It exists in space-time and springs forth from the unified field of the quantum. It produces our very reality itself. We can use this difficult pairing to solve far more interesting and expansive problems which I hope I have demonstrated and will continue to discuss and demonstrate in later articles. We can potentially use this Scientific-Spiritual pairing to solve the most difficult problems of all Why are we here? What is our purpose? and how did it all come to be? We might even come to understand where are we going! Now that, at least for me, is really exciting. It's awesome!

In order to explore quantum entanglement it was necessary for Einstein et al to describe something called a quantum state. In order to explore social-human-potential entanglement is necessary to define a social-human-potential-state. I made a start on this a few years ago in my essay entitled 'TheElogos' which has proved useful to me personally in understanding myself better. I'd suggest everyone needs to define their own psychological state because it's different for everyone. I tried to make my definition open and inclusive so it might be easily understood and shared. I aim to demonstrate how the phenomena of quantum entanglement can be used understand ourselves and our environment better, why these cycles repeat in spirals and why both are essential and necessary for evolution, creativity and progress to continue. I will do this later in this series of articles and hope to eventually produce a book on the subject, any assistance will be gratefully received.

Healthy collective planetary consciousness and immune system. Violence is simply a symptom of social disparity or inequality. Any type of disparity can lead to difficulties which can in turn lead to violence but particularly so in terms of disparities of power and money. The entirety of humanities social systems and hierarchies are predicated upon mutually inclusive pairs in opposition, men and women, boys and girls, individual and collective and so on. War and peace is not a mutually inclusive pairing because you can only have one or the other you can never have both. War and Peace are mutually exclusive.

If a pairing is mutually exclusive it is a 'negative' entanglement which can be considered to be confusingly destructive, If such a pairing is excessive it is always evil. If an entanglement is mutually inclusive it is 'positive' and positive entanglements are always constructively creative. Power and money is another example of a mutually inclusive pairing it should mainly result in constructive creation yet is also leads to destruction and confusion, why is this? Well that's because modern money is based entirely on debt. Money is debt, if you read what it says on bank notes it states it in various flowery terms depending upon where you live. 'The bank promises to pay the bearer whatever amount', money is an IOU. Power and debt are a mutually exclusive pairing and this invariably leads to destructive confusion when the pairing is excessive.

In terms of valence, the powerful do apparently benefit and the powerless will in consequence suffer. In reality we all end up suffering, even the powerful. All the governments in the world are in massive amounts of debt. They, like everyone else in debt, have no real power, we simply like to think they do and that is purely down to perception. Appearances can be deceptive. We are all deceiving ourselves in spite of the overwhelming evidence to the contrary and our inalienable ability to reason. Humanities ability to reason has been invaded by aliens. But the aliens not in space ships they are constructs created by us. The aliens are the legal fictions that are corporations and money. Both are a delusions we hold onto in the face of an excessively negative and evil entanglement which has been extremely confusing until now. Social entanglement theory can help us unpick all of it and to clearly understand why it is so using the proven scientific method. Thank you Einstein, for all of your continuing gifts.

In summary :-
Social Entanglement Theory can be used to identify, understand and resolve all social problems faced by humanity, be they individual or collective, in an empirical way; Excessive violence can be cured; Wars can be avoided; Lasting peace can be achieved.

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...Over to you. please let me know what you think and feel free to share with anyone who may be interested in World Peace and Psychological repair. Who should I email this to? suggestions in the comments below.

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