This means that all the mathematical numbers, etc are static and constant. Then how did mathematics which we see evolve? Time. This is the factor which gives mathematics the form which we study. The original numbers are like purusha. Time led to the evolution of sequential mathematics which we studied.
The choices are also not in a simple fashion. They percolate down as in the form of a pyramid. The person with more consciousness has to make higher choices and the person with lower Consciousness has to make lower choices in order to sustain the civilizational flow which is in the form of lateral pyramid.