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But is it also the case with respect to events in Tokyo, or in the adjacent room? Could simultaneity and tense be scraped from time as it is actually experienced locally? In light of the conclusion of the previous section the answer had better be “yes”, for recall that a forced choice was derived there: tense is either global or else nonexistent, even locally. And indeed Dieks is unequivocal. The abolition of simultaneity and tense is total, and pertains to the most local events there are – our own experiences: It is the purpose of the four-dimensional spacetime picture, which the block universe is, to represent all events that actually take place in the universe, complete with all their properties and mutual relations.
Of course, they interpret “presence” in a tenseless way. 2 Relativity, Global Tense and Phenomenology 35 component in the introduction of the notion of a distant event to one not familiar with it. But the crucial part that must be highlighted is that the counterfactual experience is one the person would have had had she been there now. But what does that mean? How does tense enter the counterfactual, imagined experience? What differentiates imagining (or seeing on a screen) an event at a distant location occurring now from imagining it having occurred earlier or about to occur later than now (an option that applies only to the imagination and not to the screen)?
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