Oh no, I am not a time denier. I am arguing that Change, no,
Becoming, is a Fundamental aspect of Existence and not Static "Being".
...Try this idea: We do NOT exist in a single space-time manifold.
That structure is a collective illusion - but still a "reality"- that
results from the coincidental synchrony of our individual observables.
We -in ourselves, are not "classical" entities, we are quantum. It is
our observations that are classical. This is the lesson that Everett
discovered within QM and people have for the most part not yet
Tom: This makes it sound like there's no such thing as (ontological)
existence. I, for one, believe in "Being" as fundamental in some
sense, and yet not necessarily in the sense of a physicalist space-time
manifold. Also, we can look at being as (roughly) the integral of
change, and change as the derivative of being, without having to first
call either of them more fundamental, and without calling time
fundamental. Just different ways of looking at things from different
perspectives to get slices of a picture of reality.