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A theory I've been toying worth since I was a teenager

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posted on Jan, 3 2017 @ 12:18 AM
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a reply to: Bodybagkustoms

Interesting. When I was a teenager, I considered the same conundrum. But I took it in the exact opposite direction.
I figured that the past had already happened, and the future hadn't happened yet. Then I took it and asked when did the past end and become the present and when did the future begin.

Does the past end with yesterday, the present being today, and the future begin tomorrow?
Does the past end an hour ago, this hour is the present and the future begins next hour
Past minute, this minute and next minute.
Seconds and nano seconds and so forth. So I ended up with there is no past or future, only the present pressed between those because,,,,,,, this is not the past and not the future that is contemplating both of them, so it must be something else in between. The Present.




posted on Jan, 3 2017 @ 12:19 AM
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a reply to: Bodybagkustoms

I think that the past and the future are also imaginary. There is only cheese & bacon.




posted on Jan, 3 2017 @ 12:19 AM
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a reply to: gpols
That is an old one.
Adolescent arrogance. Time denied!
(At least none of them died last year)



posted on Jan, 3 2017 @ 12:21 AM
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originally posted by: c2oden
Mike Tyson said "Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth."

The past is your plan.
The present is the punch.
The future is up to you.


But he thaid it with a lithp!




posted on Jan, 3 2017 @ 12:23 AM
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originally posted by: Phage
What if we could remember the future the same way we remember the past?

Of course, some people's memories don't work so good. (Not mine. My memory is perfect.)


My memory is average to good, it's my forgettory that is genius.




posted on Jan, 3 2017 @ 12:26 AM
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originally posted by: gpols
a reply to: Phage

That's a good one. Here's another classic by the Rolling Stones.



Time WAS on their side back then. They are all old now.




posted on Jan, 3 2017 @ 12:27 AM
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a reply to: Phage


Adolescent arrogance. Time denied!


I bet it was a good time though.

Mick had a baby last year actually.



posted on Jan, 3 2017 @ 12:28 AM
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a reply to: gpols

Yeah







I know



posted on Jan, 3 2017 @ 12:29 AM
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Wow most of these are way better answers then when I first had this conversation. It was myself and my 2 buddies. Three pretty intelligent kids thinking we were REALLY intelligent. You guys rock!!!!!



posted on Jan, 3 2017 @ 12:32 AM
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"Today is made up of yesterday and tomorrow."
- Jefferson Airplane, 1968



posted on Jan, 3 2017 @ 12:33 AM
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a reply to: ItCameFromOuterSpace


Jorma!
Jack!

Marty!
Gracie!

edit on 1/3/2017 by Phage because: (no reason given)



posted on Jan, 3 2017 @ 12:34 AM
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a reply to: Phage

You got it! Great song! Great album!



posted on Jan, 3 2017 @ 12:40 AM
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a reply to: ItCameFromOuterSpace
I told you.
My memory is perfect.



posted on Jan, 3 2017 @ 12:41 AM
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a reply to: Phage

I'm impressed!
Actually the album came out in late 1967 if I remember the liner notes correctly.



posted on Jan, 3 2017 @ 12:45 AM
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a reply to: ItCameFromOuterSpace
My older brother bought it. First album I ever bought with my own money was Crown of Creation.
Big fan.



posted on Jan, 3 2017 @ 01:06 AM
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a reply to: charlyv

Ok. Cool. You've figured out that it is now. What are you going to do with that?
edit on 3-1-2017 by Enderdog because: typo



posted on Jan, 3 2017 @ 01:57 AM
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originally posted by: Enderdog
a reply to: charlyv

Ok. Cool. You've figured out that it is now. What are you going to do with that?


The enigma comes when you try and separate the past from the future. It has to be thought of as the analog function it is.
No matter how granular you partition them, you can never split them apart, and the arrow of time just keeps jogging along.



posted on Jan, 3 2017 @ 02:05 AM
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Right now you can't change now.


edit on 2017-01-03T02:22:28-06:002201703America/Chicago1 by c2oden because: (no reason given)



posted on Jan, 3 2017 @ 02:27 AM
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a reply to: Bodybagkustoms

Time is like a guitar string, the present is the note, you are hitting.



posted on Jan, 3 2017 @ 04:03 AM
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a reply to: Phage





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