Abram, an intuition I have come to concerning time is the following (it is only qualitative and may or may not be helpful in thinking about time):

From relativity theory we know that there is no universal now, and that the invariant between two "points" in the physical universe is spacetime distance, where time or space are interchangeable relative to different (moving) observers. Now let us for the moment go into the position of an observer (ourselves, for instance). space: is the dimensions over which I have control as a thinking subject. I can move left, right, up, down, front, back - three dimensions. I can consciously change my relation to other objects (which continue on their trajectories through spacetime). time: is the motion of all other objects in the universe in relation to myself - even some objects of which I am made of, say, the cells in my body (which divide etc), bloodstream etc. So we see a first person/third person divide: space as the self moving in relation to everything else, time as everything outside the self moving in relation to oneself. So, in this sense, time and space are indeed very much alike - they just represent different points of view (self vs otherness) Just a few thoughts :-) Best Wishes, Günther --~--~---------~--~----~------------~-------~--~----~ You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To post to this group, send email to everything-l...@googlegroups.com To unsubscribe from this group, send email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en -~----------~----~----~----~------~----~------~--~---