Men, unlike animals, have one distinctive feature inherent only to them. Living for the moment, we are also capable of returning to the past and looking forth to the future. The first we achieve through our memories, the latter we approach through our plans or expectations.

We are swimming in time and that’s a fact. Living for the moment is the mantra of the day, yet those who want to make us believe that this is the cure for our pains and worries forget about the fact that our ability to re-live that which was and imagine that which might or will be, is exactly what makes us what we are – human.

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Anchors We Leave On Our Way Through Life — Vrabec – English Teacher