The Types of Boundaries.

It’s interesting to note how in life, there are many boundaries to how we can act. Some are created by the very laws of the universe, others have been created by the shared stories that humans create, and some live just in our own heads.

Typically, most behavior is governed by a set of four types of boundaries:

  1. Legal
  2. Moral
  3. Technological
  4. Physical

Each of these creates one side of a square (or box, if you wish), and we have to frame our decision-making within this box.

The first three types of boundaries, we can decide to ignore or overcome these boundaries, while the fourth type of boundary is something that we cannot overcome unless, in the future, we find a way to bend the very physical laws that govern our existence (or discover that they were not really laws after all…)

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