The International Tinnitus Journal

The International Tinnitus Journal

Official Journal of the Neurootological and Equilibriometric Society
Official Journal of the Brazil Federal District Otorhinolaryngologist Society

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ISSN: 0946-5448

Abstract

World, Senses, Human Spirit: Extrapolating the Direction from the Past Through the Present and Into the Future

Author(s): Claus-Frenz Claussen

For human life, time is a specific monodirectional dimension forcing us into serial development and behavior. We are living in the now, but we know that we stem from yesterday and that we are facing the future: our tomorrow. With respect to bodily existence, every human seemingly has only one life. The human life can be regarded as constructing a wheel : We can imagine that year by year we fit a new spoke into that circular element, a wheel that we call life and that rolls us in only one direction, the future. Through developing the species for many generations of humans, many of these virtual wheels have been linked serially, one behind the other.

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