Thursday, September 22, 2011

Time Exists and Other Insights about Time

Via the Long Now Blog, five of the “Ten Things Everyone Should Know About Time” (Discover Magazine):

  1. “Time exists … Time organizes the universe into an ordered series of moments.”
  2. “The past and future are equally real … every event in the past and future is implicit in the current moment.”
  3. “Everyone experiences time differently.”
  4. You live in the past.”
  5. “Your memory isn’t as good as you think. When you remember an event in the past, your brain uses a very similar technique to imagining the future.” 
In addition, it seems “we’re all a little ‘millennial’ now.”