To [the Architect, choices] are variables in an equation. One at a time, each variable must be solved then countered. Thats his purposeto balance the equation. Neo:
What's your purpose? The Oracle: To unbalance it
"That is what I am, Oree- the steady light that keeps the roiling darkness at bay. The unmoving stone around which the river must flow. You may not like it. You don't like me. But without my influence, this realm would be cacophony, anarchy." "Everyone would have the reassurance that they know where they belong and how they should behave. The people crave. Deep down everyone wants to know where they sit in the world. What you call control, I would argue is true freedom."