Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Chronos and Super Everything

These two blogs are about clocks, time and super-everything! Jung postulated that there were two kinds of order - the implicate (folded) and explicate (unfolded) orders. Much criticised for being mystical, Jung's concepts are fodder for today's quantum physicists. It's kind of Star Trek stuff and for those of a scientific disposition, but let's say the implicate order isn't very apparent and the explicate order is clear to our experience-perception. We could agree to meet beneath this clock at 2.30 on Tuesday and that would be clear enough. But we don't really understand what time is - or the meaning of time. We could even ask is there anything beyond time? Ultimately, what lies beyond time is in the super-implicate order of things. So says David Bohm, one of the most distinguished thinkers of our ... I was going to say "time" !