Friday, November 30, 2018

Formation of events in time

This Seth quote reminds me of the book "Art and Physics: Parallel Visions in Space, Time, and Light" by Leonard Shlain which goes through art history attempting to show how later physics theories/discoveries were first hinted at in art.

“Men may react to future events by unconsciously translating them into art, or motion pictures.  They may react by unconsciously taking certain steps of a political nature that seem at the time either unreasonable, or even incomprehensible – steps whose logic appears only in hindsight.
“The same occurs, of course, in all areas of human behavior, as well as the behavior of animals and even of plants.  This future shadowing the present, or the future illuminating the present, represents a vital element in the formation of events as they are perceived in time.”
(The Magical Approach: Seth Speaks About The Art Of Creative LivingSession Thirteen)

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