Analytic vs Historic Time

In earlier posts, I distinguished sciences between present-tense and past-tense science.   The distinction is that past tense science is restrained by recorded observations while present-tense science has the opportunity to control the collection of new observations. The present-tense science includes a full range of our interaction with the physical world, including the engineering and…

Temporal and Material Realities

Lately, I have been stumped by a problem with my neat little theory of separating sciences into present-tense science (collecting well documented and controlled observations) and past-tense science (scrutinizing and interpreting previously collected observations).    The problem came up when I based a conclusion that time travel was a nonsensical concept by suggesting that time…