Becoming Who You Are

@article{Metcalfe2007BecomingWY,
  title={Becoming Who You Are},
  author={Andrew W. Metcalfe and Ann Game},
  journal={Time \& Society},
  year={2007},
  volume={16},
  pages={43 - 59}
}
Desirous time is not conducive to learning because its fantasies are distractions from the present moment, the time when genuine creative possibilities emerge. In contrast, the time of love, of an I–Thou relation, is the time of potential and infinitude. This is when engaged learning occurs, and when students develop the practices that open them to a creative way of being. In contrast to the future-oriented linearity of desirous time, the time of creative learning is the time of presence. This… Expand
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