and Industry Politicial Causes
the Neglect of Time factors
Occurrences: Philosopher Wars in ancient Greece:
party of motion and change, Proponent: Heraklit (panta rhei).
party of stasis and eternity, Proponents: Eleatics (Parmenides, Zeno) and Platon.
Stasis party wins.
later adopts Platonic model: a steady state system of an eternal kingdom of God
and the heavens.
Science adopts another version of the Platonic model: a steady state system of
eternal natural laws.
Physics: energy equilibrium mathematics is easier than dissipative systems, and
disequilibrium. Therefore here also static emphasis.
Günther (1976, x): "Time is exorcized from the system of natural laws."
Science has little concern with time issues (Halang).