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What is Time and What Is Space?



Triadic Philosophy understands time and space as 
elements of Reality and thus as generals, 
as universals.
Time is understood to be chronological,
however we unfold it.
It goes forward.
It can be accurately described within the limits
of the means we have to be aware of it.
There may seem to be types of time,
 such as "eternity" or "kairos" 
but these simply indicate that
we are aware of qualities 
within chronological time.
But these qualities do not alter
time's continuity.
Universes themselves,
insofar as we understand them,
are chronological.

Triadic Philosophy sees space as 
a characteristic of Reality.
The common characteristic of space is that
it appears to be empty
but this is not so.
Space is known by the objects that occupy it.
Space is always changing.
Space is anything that not presently an object.
Objects occupy space.
Space and time are a continuum
within Reality.
Space changes.
Time does not.

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Stephen C. Rose (1936-) was born in New York City and raised there. He currently lives there. He was educated at Trinity, Exeter, Williams and Union Theological Seminary. He served in the Student Interracial Ministry in Nashville. He founded and edited the prize-winning Renewal Magazine in Chicago and studied with C. A. Doxiadis in Athens. His first books "The Grass Roots Church" and "Who's Killing The Church" established him as a prominent critic of American Protestantism and American religion. He was and remains a civil rights activist. He has interviewed and done in depth pieces on Saul Alinsky and Martin Luther King, Jr. He won awards for editorial courage and for two documentary films. He has written and published many songs and musical works including "We Are All Americans". During the late 90s and early 2000s he worked for UN agencies, most recently editing CHOICES Magazine at UNDP. Since 2000 he has written several books for distribution via K…