How is the present defined with respect to the space-time continuum?

Answer by Glenn Rager:

  1. Hold an egg in your hand.
  2. Drop it.
  3. Watch it, as it falls to the floor and breaks.

Now, try to go back in time a few seconds to when the egg was unbroken.

You can't.

Try to jump to the future to when the mess has been cleaned up.

You can't.

The egg remains broken on the floor.

So I guess "the present" is always your undeniable experience of "now".

Now you can clean up your mess.

How is the present defined with respect to the space-time continuum?

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