Abel Silva

Montmorency, Australia

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Abel Silva
Posted about 3 years ago
What does the future of globalization look like?
Human nature will always prevail, the weak will continue to be taken advantage of, and those in power will get corrupted. These are some sad facts of life. The internet has done one thing..it has speeded up the distribution of information, and made it easier for everyone to access, even in repressed societies..and therefore it is harder to keep people "in the dark". Wars will still be started, and people will still take sides...the only difference being is that in which way these wars are fought..and the affect it will have on the victims of it.
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Abel Silva
Posted about 3 years ago
How could we relate to the world around us without the concept of time?
Time is relative to whether it is important to "you" functioning in your world. Eg, to the average person who interacts with others, time is a general concern..Mum's need to know when it is time to pick up their kids etc. To someone else, perhaps a world class athlete time is measure in milliseconds..and that seemingly inconsequential lapse to the average person..would be the difference between a Gold medal...and just being second. On the other hand..a hermit who lives in the wilderness on his own..needs really not to bother with the concept of time that we have become familiar with, as his time is only measured in seasons perhaps. A moment is a medieval unit of time equal to 1.5 minutes or 1/40 of an hour, so they say. My wifes "moment" however, can be very much longer than that (in particular when I am waiting for her). She alone has managed to prove that time is indeed relative to each individual.