a friday question... a saturday answer
james.laver at gmail.com
Sat Apr 4 16:32:31 BST 2009
On 4 Apr 2009, at 11:51, Andrew Beattie wrote:
>> A: It depends which way the tortoise is facing.
> This is, in fact a cultural question.
> Commonly, in the West, view ourselves as facing in the direction of
> future, with the past to our back. Time may be viewed as a journey,
> we look ahead to see where we might be going and recall the past.
> Other cultures view time differently. Some go through time looking
> towards the past, where the point of view is no concentrated on the
> unknown future, but rather the vast and ever-increasing experience and
> history of our past and our ancestors . Others
> view the
> direction of travel as vertical as we fall downwards, unstoppably
> time....
And theory B philosophers say that all times exist concurrently.
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