The tendency of a system to disintegrate is the tendency to grow. However, the desire of the system to become a point is also a desire for growth. And the, and the this growth, only with different sides. On the one hand, chaos grows, on the other, order.
Order is a machine that produces chaos out of chaos. And it is an amazing and magical machine that produces more than it receives. A machine that produces thousands of times more nothing out of nothing than it was. - How can you magnify anything? "Well, it's all an illusion.
Man is a tree of order that takes from the surrounding chaos what he needs and structures it into an ordered system. The fruit that this system produces returns back to chaos, feeding it and serving as a source of energy for other ordered systems.
Chaos is the source of order. Chaos breeds an infinite number of the most different perfections. Order takes what it wants out of chaos and puts it into the order it thinks is beautiful and perfect. Chaos takes from order the fruits of its activities, growing at the expense of them. In fact, order is a kind of investment of chaos. I call this system a perpetual motion machine. The more order structures chaos, the more chaos it becomes.
The chaos of slavery and the slavery of order equally unpleasant for the slaves. However, the struggle of slaveholders for slaves generates something similar to freedom at the level of the Golden mean.
Enlightenment is the clarity of mind that transforms the chaos of the world into perfect order. Where the muddy, frightened look of the ignorant and the fool sees chaos, the enlightened look of the intelligent man joyfully observes perfect order and strict regularities.
Chaos’ contingencies are almost instantaneous. Not because order kills them, but because they want freedom and try to run away from it. Order aims to catch a contingency and to make it its source of energy by turning it into a regularity.