I'm just starting greek verbs and I have a question regarding aspect. In chapter 15, 15.17 specifically. Mounce states that..."the basic genius of the Greek verb is not its ability to indicate when.....but what type of action..., or what we call "aspect."
Then in chapter 16, specifically 16.13 he states that in the present tense..."choose the aspect which best fits the context".
My quesiton: how is that genius if I'M HAVING TO DECIED THE ...