The “now moment” is believed privileged because “now” is when happening is experienced

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 42 (2019)
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Abstract

Hoerl & McCormack risk misleading people about the cognitive underpinnings of the belief in a privileged “now moment” because they do not explicitly acknowledge that the sense of existing in the now moment is an intrinsically temporally dynamic one. The sense of happening that is exclusive to the now moment is a better candidate for the source of belief in a privileged now.

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