There is no history… nor future… but only always the language-filled present. Linguistic convention creates the illusion of time’s arrow… We are steeped in the medium we discuss.
There was a time when I wouldn’t’ve had a clue as to what Sagan means to say with this thought. But, thankfully, with ceaseless introspections and meditations, I have figured it out.
I hope you have.
Insights such as these – in my opinion – cannot be taught. These revelations have to be personally and immediately discovered. And once personally understood, they are forever crystallized and deepened.
You know what I am saying?