Thursday, June 11, 2009

Being and Time

At the conclusion of his monumental work, Being in Time, the philosopher, Martin Heidegger, asks this question:

Does time itself reveal itself as the horizon of being?
In my inbox moments ago I received the "Daily Quote" by Tom Peters, the management guru.

Today's quote answers Heidegger's question succinctly:

All we have is our time. The way we distribute it is our "strategic plan," our "vision," our "values."
Time is us. We are time. What are we doing daily?


dave wheeler said...


Learning and listening! Planning too. Progress is slow, but determination grows daily. Everyone can make a difference in the lives of people and the communities they live in.

Learning how to mobilize and merge the collective skills and will towards a common goal...your "energy is the antithesis of apathy" comment on my blog. I believe I heard a definition of "strength" one ime as the ability to pull together your scattered forces and project them on a specific target. Need to clone a Donna Brazile or a James Caraville for a little "grassroots" education for sure!

Terrific post as always Auntie Judith! You are the best!

Judith Ellis said...

"Progress is slow, but determination grows daily."

Love this line! I'm also loving the definiton of strength as a collective force.

And, yes, Donna is the best!