The Process Theory: Time, Memory, and the Expanding Self

The Process Theory suggests that existence is an ever-evolving journey. It views time as a canvas, memory as a connecting line, and the Self's growth as a path to infinity. Join BaguaScience to explore this profound perspective and actively participate in the magnificent process of life itself.

The Process Theory: Time, Memory, and the Expanding Self
Photo by Nik / Unsplash

Every moment, every breath we take, and every thought that crosses our minds are all part of an intricate and continuous journey—a process. BaguaScience offers a deep dive into this understanding with the Process Theory, suggesting that existence isn't a static state but rather an ever-evolving journey. In this post, we'll delve into this theory, seeking to elucidate how time, memory, and the very nature of our being are interconnected in this continuous process of existence.

Time: The Canvas of Existence

To begin, we must understand time as more than just a ticking clock or a turning calendar page. In the context of the Process Theory, time is the canvas upon which the entirety of existence is painted. We recognize the passage of time through the order of changes in our environment and within ourselves. It's the transformation of day into night, of seed into tree, and of youth into age. These observable shifts are our tangible indicators that existence is not stagnant but is always in motion.

Eventually everything hits the bottom, and all you have to do is wait until someone comes along, and turns it back again. ⌛️
Photo by Aron Visuals / Unsplash

Memory: The Thread That Weaves Through Time

While time provides the canvas, memory serves as the connecting line, linking events, emotions, and experiences into a coherent whole that shapes our existence. It's not just about recalling specific events; it's about making sense of them in the broader context of our lives. Our ability to remember, to reflect upon the past, gives depth to our understanding of the present. It is the bridge that connects our yesterdays with our todays, ensuring continuity in the process of existence.

The Expanding Self: Toward Infinity

Delving deeper, the Process Theory introduces a profound concept: as the Self grows, so does its capacity to review and resonate with the past. It's not just about the number of memories or the length of time one has lived. The expansion of the Self is akin to the broadening of perspective, an increased ability to connect with the broader universe and its infinite past.

To grasp this, imagine looking at a vast landscape through a narrow window. As the window expands, more of the scenery comes into view, revealing details previously hidden. Similarly, as our Self expands, we gain greater access to our memories and the universal truths they hold.

Photo by Jaël Vallée / Unsplash

BaguaScience and the Essence of the Process Theory

The beauty of BaguaScience's Process Theory is that it offers not just an understanding but a perspective—a lens through which we can view existence in its entirety. By acknowledging that existence is a dynamic process, shaped by time, enriched by memory, and expanded by the growth of the Self, we gain a deeper appreciation of both ancient wisdom and modern scientific insights.

In essence, the Process Theory is a call to mindfulness, to be present in each moment, and to recognize our role in the grand process of existence. By embracing this understanding, we're not just living; we're actively participating in the magnificent process that is life itself.

Ready to delve deeper into the world of BaguaScience and embark on a transformative journey? Join us in our explorations, workshops, and discussions.

Become a part of our community today and let's shape the future of understanding together.