metaphor. universal? doors.
needed first person perspective. have a quiet space that can be disturbed by doors appearing. behind each door was a room. room contains The next step in the decision. walking through the door is making a decision.
found circle of doors
image then wondered if doors are universal .
I could not find a human culture without door like things. what about animal? dog and cat for sure. Made it down to trapdoor spiders. They have reusable doors that they make.
what does the door do? Enclose a habitat.
I went lower. can colony of bacteria open a door? at the very least, they can find a weak spot while pushing as a group and break it open. that behaves like a door.
so it could simply be a shape: Key and lock.
that’s involved in chemistry.
what about electrons? They bridge gaps, and a gap is a doorway.
then it hit me : a door is a switch. I Feedback loop can bypass a switch (arcing).
when standing in the middle of a circle of switches, and you are an electron, whatever switch you close is the path to go down.
a closed switch is an open door