Many Worlds Interpretation
Genealogy in the Sociological sense is a bit different from the customary meaning of a ‘Family Tree’. Here’s what you need to know…
Lines: Points in Extension
Perhaps you have heard of the Parallel Worlds interpretation of Quantum Mechanics. In this interpretation, every choice or decision creates a junction or node from which spring multiple branches of parallel world histories or outcomes.
For example, when reasoning in the Modal Philosophy school, it is customary to not only consider the orthodox outcomes but to also reason through all the ‘other’ outcomes that arise through the possibilities of logical results that would have arisen ‘otherwise’.
Modal reasoning gives us a systematic array of parallel historical narratives from which to draw unique and unexpected insights.
In another example, this time in the case of Projective Geometry, a point -rather than being simply a position without any substance (as in Traditional Euclidean Geometry)- is composed of the intersection of all possible (Infinite) Planes.
Imagine, if you will, a ball or sphere bisected by a plane (which cuts the ball in two). now imagine an infinite number of bisecting planes (or very many), coming in from every direction, cutting through this same ball. Somewhere inside this ball will be a point where all the planes intersect (or meet). This intersection of all possible planes is what constitutes the Point in Projective Geometry.
The point then in all of its exact definity, becomes the meeting grounds for all the infinite number of infinite planes (planes that extend forever). And every point is the meeting ground for all the infinite planes.
In this way, we can understand what it means when any node (or point; juncture) in our timeline becomes the locus for Multi-World Infinitude.
In the field of Quantum Sociology then, Parallel Communities all influence the current successor in some way or another through lines of social and historical development.
Relations of general constituents indicate the dynamic organization of systems, but the environmental economics of historical unification within their contextual meanings will reveal so much more profundity than a socially isolated system would. History, related in the context of a Being, is a Semiotic and non-local narrative phenomena.
As Varela and Maturana have pointed out, whenever structural lines are conserved across a generative history, a genealogical heredity is indicated.