To paraphrase Captain Kathryn Janeway, U.S.S. Voyager
“The past is the future, the future’s the past… that all gives me a headache!”
To paraphrase Doctor Who: “It’s all wibbley-wobbely timey-wimey”.
Also, as I’ve observed before, English lacks several tenses needed to cope with time travel, something Larry Niven called “Exedrin Headache No. sqrt(-1)”.
but, if your future soon becomes your past, when could the past be called the present if its already in the future?
Yet, if the future becomes the present, will the future become the past if the past used to be present day?
George Herbert: (in God Emperor of Dune): “It is difficult to live in the present, impossible to live in the past, and pointless to live in the future.”
“The past is history, the future is mystery, now is a gift, that is why they call it the present.”
(may have mixed up the quote a bit, sorry)
To quote Kyra, “The past is a present that is already gone forever.”
Kyra the lizard?
Do believe so!! 🙂
I love Dietzel’s pose in panel four after her rambling. I can almost hear him saying, “Get on with it!”
And today is only yesterday’s tomorrow.
Uriah Heep, Demons and Wizards album, Circle of Hands.
It was a new day yesterday, but its an old day now.
“hello!? in the middle of a very important game here…!”
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