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What’s Time?



In biblical Greek, day one dawns with an Almighty Word. In what funny language does time start with a Big Bang?

“Science always uses metaphor.” —James Lovelock

In what tickled tongue does it fly, march on, or run out?

“We say that time passes, time goes by, and time flows. Those are metaphors. We also think of time as a medium in which we exist.”James Gleick

In what cuckoo code does it tick us off?

“We are programmed to believe that time is the enemy, that it takes away from us or that it diminishes us. I have found that it’s done the opposite to me. Life is in perfect balance. It’s just that our perception of it isn’t.” —Rania Al-Abdullah

Does the funny language it blows in on, blow sand in our eyes?

“The more sand has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.” —Niccolo Machiavelli

Could the tickled tongue that gives it wings, heal all wounds?

“Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties.” —Jules Renard

Is the cuckoo code that ticks us off, a joke?

“The cuckoo who is onto himself is half way out of the clock.” —Wilson Mizner

The post that reads like a book mixes timeless metaphors with imaginative images and insightful wit, to save the day from falsely alarming illusions.

“A happy man does not hear the clock strike.” —German Proverb


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3 Comments Post a comment
  1. “Stare at the stars, not at your feet!” S. Hawking

    March 25, 2018
  2. stanz #

    Time was.

    March 30, 2018
    • Ed #

      “We look at the world through a rear-view mirror – we march backwards into the future.” -Marshall McLuhan

      March 30, 2018

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