faircompanies’ “faction” trilogy: emergent story of time, free will & philosophy

Full disclosure: I edited this as a trailer for my husband’s book trilogy, but it’s also part of an ongoing conversation here at faircompanies about free will, determinism, time, philosophy, happiness and the meaning of life.

Set in places real and imagined (18th century Spain, England, Mexico, America; 21st century Catalonia and Galicia; and late 21st century Silicon Valley), The Long Now Trilogy (La Trilogía del Largo Ahora por Nicolás Boullosa) plays with our ideas of time (it can be read in any order) and was inspired by T.S. Eliot’s Burnt Norton. “Time present and time past / Are both perhaps present in time future / And time future contained in time past. / If all time is eternally present / All time is unredeemable. (…)”

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