However, in creatures, the potential for activity has a certain passive nature. That’s what i do i read books i drink tea cat poster. That is why it is called operational potential and is not absolute present. The capabilities associated with their existence are like imperfections associated with the corresponding completion. Thus, being in the potential to understand is less complete than having really understood. Operational functions are not always in the present. This makes it clear that they are truly distinct from their activities. For example, the will is not the present of love, but the capacity to bring about that free act.