Chiaroscuro is an Italian term for “light-dark,” normally associated with visual arts. (painting and cinema in particular) This is an examination of the possible outcomes when humanity is inserted in the world of the dash between light and dark.
A chosen response to infinite darkness and the singular light that both illuminates and anchors
A decision to engage or ignore is made in an instant
Resistance; Physical, cognitive, or spiritual fatigue inexorably erodes the choice
Sometimes referred to as “overthinking.”
A turning point; a crossroads. In this case, the furthest point in a trajectory before a significant change in both direction and velocity.
Torque is a physics term commonly is defined as the rate of change of angular momentum. The concept is useful in more ethereal applications as well.