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Receptive Openness to a Message and Its Dative—Materialist Origin of Time
Nagaoka University of Technology, Nagaoka 940-2188, Japan
Received: 31 May 2011; in revised form: 20 June 2011 / Accepted: 22 June 2011 / Published: 1 July 2011
Abstract: Information precipitates the flow of time from scratch. Information as a noun, equivalent of the transitive verb “inform”, stands out in the contrast between a direct and an indirect object of the verb, that is to say, between the messenger of a message and its dative. The root of the contrast is sought in the occurrence of the flow of time in the sense that the flow requires both the invariant reference and the dative being subject to something flowing through against the reference. Empirical evidence of the contrast is found in the class identity kept by a molecular aggregate that can constantly exchange the constituent molecular subunits with those of a similar kind available in the neighborhood. The exchange of the subunits derives from the action of pulling-in, originating from the inside of the body holding the class identity. The action of pulling-in that underlies the synthesis of the flow of time empirically in a bottom-up manner originates in the constant update of the present perfect tense in the present progressive tense. The material aggregate preserving the class identity at the cost of the vicissitudes of the constituent individual subunits serves as the dative of information. The unfathomable depth of information is associated with the immense multitude of the messengers in their kinds toward the likely datives having the capacity of receiving them. The bottom line is that being informed is materially being receptive to a flow of substrate, so the information is being embodied by the receptor.
Keywords: class identity; clock; dative; genus; individual identity; life; tense; time
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Matsuno, K. Receptive Openness to a Message and Its Dative—Materialist Origin of Time. Information 2011, 2, 383-405.
Matsuno K. Receptive Openness to a Message and Its Dative—Materialist Origin of Time. Information. 2011; 2(3):383-405.
Matsuno, Koichiro. 2011. "Receptive Openness to a Message and Its Dative—Materialist Origin of Time." Information 2, no. 3: 383-405.