Time, We Call It

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Aphorism on Time

Submitted: April 23, 2016

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Submitted: April 23, 2016



As real as we treat it, "time" is just that. The notion of "time" is simply a notion -- an idea. It is merely conceptual, time, nothing more. Structuring time is just another example of human need for control and order and practical understanding, forged, here, by the terms of a generic agreement on the concept of "time." Or perhaps it exemplifies the human need to be controlled. Either way,"time" is merely configurations determined to fit inside the calculated conditions of spatial dimensions for which it has room to exist within. The fact that we can arrange "time" in any way, shape or form we wish to: seconds, minutes, hours, days, months, years, etc., shows clearly that "time" is absolutely conceptual. In order to modify something real, it, being that it is material matter, must be physically treated to do so, in some way or other -- but "time" need only be recognized as something we agree upon. The only physical action in keeping time is changing the positioned numeration rendered on the screen or face, depending. During the French Revolution, for instance, a calendar that did not comply with the Christian calendar that had been developed due to the French Republic having completely dismissed the faith. Without keeping track of "time," the present remains persistent, yet again, though, the "present" is itself an idea that is configured to represent a portion of the overall "time." The fact of the deal is that the concept of "time" is a relative determination conjured to measure the boundaries of the imagination.

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