Seldon Speaks: The Dialectic that is TIME Itself.
It has been my pleasure to share with you, from time to time, selections from seminal sayings -- shared by him among we of F.E.D. -- by F.E.D.’s co-founder, Karl Seldon.
Today, once again, I have the opportunity to share with you a such a saying, which I am naming: The Dialectic that is TIME Itself.
Sometimes, to make, and to convey, radically new discoveries, it is simply the familiar, the commonplace that we need to catalyze to be re-seen, in new perspective --
“The present present is always an «aufheben» of the past, of the past present(s).”
“The present present must always be ‘‘‘pre-sent’’’ from the past; for good and/or ill, it will always be a ‘‘‘present’’’, given by the past.”
“The present present contains all of the traces of the past present(s), but also something more, something new, something that was seeded, but not yet born, in the past present(s).”
“Likewise, the future -- the future present -- will be, at least in part, an «aufheben» of the present -- of the present present.”
“It will contain the traces of its recent-past presents, with also all of the traces of the even deeper-past presents, that those not so deeply past presents each also already contain.”
“But each future present will also each contain something new, something more, something that was seeded, but not yet born, in any of its past presents.”