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  If, Then, Else
by Sara Coslett
Thursday, March 04, 2004
Rated "G" by the Author.

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If, Then, Else 

I'm not much of a higher power lover
preferring the concept of making choices
as the master of my own destiny.
After all, we each have the power to select our course of action
that we feel is best when we exercise that power.
Mind you though, those choices are NOT infinite.
No, not at all!
Think of it as an "If, Then, Else" situation.
If I chose path "A," then I will get "B,"
else "C" occurs.

Can you see it?

It is all a program,
…all if's
…all then's
…all else's
accounted for,
predicted and
Everything that could be
already exists, waiting to be executed on command
with command being

Copyright © 2004 Sara Coslett

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Reviewed by Ted Sheridan (Reader) 3/5/2004
Reviewed by Gary Gebert 3/4/2004
Thought provoking.

Reviewed by Scott Zachary 3/4/2004
Wow, Sara! That is profound!

After 24 years of designing millions of lines of computer software logic:

If I don't know anything, then

---I know If-Then-Else


---I surely don't know anything


I love the picture.

Thank you for the pleasure, Scott
Reviewed by Lisa Hilbers 3/4/2004
Well now Miss Sara there you go making me think again! I don't have to tell ya that can be dangerous with my brain!
Great write Sara..I enjoyed it! Lisa
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 3/4/2004
Hey did you see me on the beach?

That road leads to me...have to make a cuppa....hehehe..okay no joking now!!

Very fine write Sara!!

Love Tinka

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