DEFINING SOVEREIGNTY DOWN

Definition up: supreme power or authority.

Definition down: controlling all aspects of everything; writing the score, leading the orchestra and playing all the instruments; determining every single facet of all things before, during, and after existence (whatever that is) from inside the quantum vacuum to the intricate workings of your electric razor; from the seemingly random motions of carbon electrons to the unfolding elocutions of political gasbags; from the diabolical machinations of some ancient Sumerian monarch to the whimsical cartoon drawings of Walt Disney, and so on, ad nauseum. I. e, the whole enchilada.