Re: OT: Time zone question
|From:||Tristan McLeay <conlang@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, May 29, 2008, 1:15|
Mark J. Reed wrote:
> On Wed, May 28, 2008 at 8:10 PM, <MorphemeAddict@...> wrote:
>> Even saying that that the past is in front of us and the future is behind us
>> is a convention that not everyone shares.
>> I see the future as ahead, and the past as behind.
>> stevo </HTML>
> Most people share that convention. I think that was Pete's point -
> that you could make a logical case for looking at it the other way.
I think it is indeed the viewpoint of the trolls in Terry Pratchett's
Discworld series. The trolls, however, are not known for their quick wit
and philosophical depth.