Social and Cultural Time

The rates at which various activities occur determine relationships among all animals, and produce a configuration of social and cultural time.

Social time is the perception of actions in relation to their effect on others.
Cultural time is defined by the ability of an organism to perceive that activity has acausal structure.

The orientation of cultural time includes the concepts of postponement, anticipation, and filling-in time.

The problem of cultural time is experienced as a minimum response to the time configurations incorporated in the culture, experiencing the loss of the logical structure of time.