Folding Time

“From Nikola Tesla: “Despite what some say about multi-tasking, many people can only do one thing at a time. Even though you might be a cook, for instance, chopping the potatoes at the same time you are watching the butter melt at the same time you grab the lettuce out of the refrigerator and check to see if you have enough salad bowls, you are not literally doing two things at once: instead you are expanding your specific relationship to Time/Space. It may seem to be parsing my definitions too finely here, yet when you are cooking a meal, the one thing you are doing is cooking it, which includes the parts of preparation, execution and completion: the completed meal is a whole consisting of numerous whole parts in space that demands time in order to be formed. In short, you have expanded your awareness of the processes so that the meal is seen as a one whole thing, so that you really are doing only that one thing. 

“This is, in short, creativity: to perceive multiple aspects at once and then retain your awareness of the whole throughout the process. The Divine Being is a creator in that sense: aware of the whole and of specific parts of that whole simultaneously with an end result in mind. Now: only the Divine Being cant truly have this simultaneous command of space and time because that Being is Space and Time: this Being is what happen and is the things to which things are happening.

“And it is this aspect of divinity that has the clue to Folding Time: not only by processing multiple inputs but by being the inputs and the processes as well. For a human being, this requires a flexible sureness of self: not only an awareness of the way time operates in space, as with multiple times being re presented simultaneously on different parts of the planet, but an expanded sense of the relative relationships that Time/Space creates.”

Non-linear Time Part One

From Nikola Tesla: “You are often quite convinced that time is linear: it’s always going forward, the same direction, at the same rate and in the same way, yes? The seconds move forward, all the same: there are never any seconds that are longer than others, or that go faster than others. Clocks don’t hurry or slow; when it’s 11:04 AM it doesn’t suddenly become 11:17 AM, or 9:00 PM, right?

“Not from your usual viewpoint of Time, no. But if you were to see Time in relationship to the sphere of the planet, then you could dip into 11:04AM and then 11:17 and then 9:00PM, because all of those times exist simultaneously, If you could approach Time the same way you might approach the planet, you could go from summer to winter, spring to fall, just by choosing where you decided to be on the world. This is physical space, after all: you don’t think it strange that the planet has all these times in it at once. However, perhaps you should notice how odd that really is. Time moves forward at a fixed rate, correct? Then how can different places be in different times? “Well,” you may say, “it’s because clocks are artificial to begin with, and the clocks show the local time. Time itself can’t change.” 

“I would say, “Don’t be too sure that Time cannot change. In point of fact, Time actually folds in an upon itself all the while. And it is not just human reverie that re-creates how Time is expressed: it is not simply because of the confusion of your mind that Time seems to slow when you are bored, or appears to speed up when you’re having fun. Time relates to physical matter quite directly, and you are certainly largely made of physical matter. You create local areas of changed time constantly, because you want to command your own future. You often do something now that will only matter three years later. How do you do that? By folding Time.”