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From Aristotle’s The Physics: Next for discussion is time. The best plan will be to begin by working out the difficulties connected with it, making use of the current arguments. First, does…












Counterculture stalwart Douglas Rushkoff tells Discover that the future is bright for those of us willing to live in the present: Discover: Are some people confusing the idea of “presentism,” of living in…




Scared that you are falling behind the times? Via Zapato Productions intradimensional: The front panel button switches the display to show paradigm confidence levels in real time — caution when it lingers…


Alan Moore interviews are always worth reading. Here he discusses psychogeography as it applies to various of his works. via Reasons I Do Not Dance: What exactly, in your not unlimited understanding,…



Can the future truly be changed, or are we on a predetermined path? Chris Woebken and Sascha Pohflepp on grasping at the fabric of reality:

Hermann Minkowski’s light cones gave us a visual idea of how the possible may be situated within relations of causality. Then, in the mid-20th century, those ideas were carried into the realm of geopolitics by the threat of nuclear war.

With a flight time of 30 minutes between the Soviet Union and the United States, rocket technology shrank the future to a point where speculation became a key asset in the arsenals of the superpowers. Big think tanks like the Californian RAND Corporation, scientists, and engineers were systematically mapping out possibility spaces.


Want to visit somewhere on Earth where reality as defined by civilization starts to break down? Via Wikipedia, the surreality of time in Antarctica, where it is possible to slip back and…




Mysterious Universe ponders times slips — cases in which people temporarily experience the future or past, or briefly interact with people or objects from a different era: Physicists like Albert Einstein, Michio…


Science fiction is tackling the issue of economic inequality using the metaphor of rationed time and mortality. Radical blogger and professor of ‘cultural analysis’ Mark Fisher doesn’t see this as too far…