Present

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The present (or here and now) is the time that is associated with the events perceived directly and in the first time, not as a recollection (perceived more than once) or a speculation (predicted, hypothesis, uncertain).wikipedia
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Future

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It is a period of time between the past and the future, and can vary in meaning from being an instant to a day or longer. Buddhism and many of its associated paradigms emphasize the importance of living in the present moment — being fully aware of what is happening, and not dwelling on the past or worrying about the future.
The future is the time after the present.

Past

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It is a period of time between the past and the future, and can vary in meaning from being an instant to a day or longer. Buddhism and many of its associated paradigms emphasize the importance of living in the present moment — being fully aware of what is happening, and not dwelling on the past or worrying about the future.
The past is contrasted with and defined by the present and the future.

Time

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The present (or here and now) is the time that is associated with the events perceived directly and in the first time, not as a recollection (perceived more than once) or a speculation (predicted, hypothesis, uncertain). Contemporary history describes the historical timeframe that is immediately relevant to the present time and is a certain perspective of modern history.
Time is the indefinite continued progress of existence and events that occur in an apparently irreversible succession from the past, through the present, to the future.

Specious present

The present may also be viewed as a duration (see specious present).
The specious present is the time duration wherein one's perceptions are considered to be in the present.

Spacetime

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It is sometimes represented as a hyperplane in space-time, typically called "now", although modern physics demonstrates that such a hyperplane cannot be defined uniquely for observers in relative motion.

Philosophical presentism

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Augustine of Hippo proposed that the present is analogous to a knife edge placed exactly between the perceived past and the imaginary future and does not include the concept of time.

Time perception

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The specious present is the time duration wherein a state of consciousness is experienced as being in the present.

Perception

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The present (or here and now) is the time that is associated with the events perceived directly and in the first time, not as a recollection (perceived more than once) or a speculation (predicted, hypothesis, uncertain).

Hyperplane

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It is sometimes represented as a hyperplane in space-time, typically called "now", although modern physics demonstrates that such a hyperplane cannot be defined uniquely for observers in relative motion.

Contemporary history

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Contemporary history describes the historical timeframe that is immediately relevant to the present time and is a certain perspective of modern history.

History

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Contemporary history describes the historical timeframe that is immediately relevant to the present time and is a certain perspective of modern history.

History of the world

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Contemporary history describes the historical timeframe that is immediately relevant to the present time and is a certain perspective of modern history.

Buddhism

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Buddhism and many of its associated paradigms emphasize the importance of living in the present moment — being fully aware of what is happening, and not dwelling on the past or worrying about the future.

Paradigm

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Buddhism and many of its associated paradigms emphasize the importance of living in the present moment — being fully aware of what is happening, and not dwelling on the past or worrying about the future.

Hedonism

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This does not mean that they encourage hedonism, but merely that constant focus on one's current position in space and time (rather than future considerations, or past reminiscence) will aid one in relieving suffering.

Buddhist meditation

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A number of meditative techniques aim to help the practiser live in the present moment.

God

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Christianity views God as being outside of time and, from the divine perspective past, present and future are actualized in the now of eternity.

Eternity

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Christianity views God as being outside of time and, from the divine perspective past, present and future are actualized in the now of eternity.

Boethius

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This trans-temporal conception of God has been proposed as a solution to the problem of divine foreknowledge (i.e. how can God know what we will do in the future without us being determined to do it) since at least Boethius.

Thomas Aquinas

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Thomas Aquinas offers the metaphor of a watchman, representing God, standing on a height looking down on a valley to a road where past present and future, represented by the individuals and their actions strung out along its length, are all visible simultaneously to God.

Logical consequence

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It follows from Albert Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity that there is no such thing as absolute simultaneity.

Albert Einstein

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It follows from Albert Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity that there is no such thing as absolute simultaneity.