I, this being here and now with these perceptions, need to express this condition of being human. This relationship of one, small microscopic part observing the whole, from my microsecond of eternal time.
You, reading this, do you find an echo in my world? Where are you in the flow of time: are you young or old? Which value systems were you born to: American, Chinese? Egalitarian, hierarchical? Individualistic, social? (link: Schwarz Value Theory). How are you situated in the structure of power and control that dictates our lives? Is this book for the bedside or the bin?