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linear and circumstantial
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Very good reasoning,...just one problem.
When you, for example, are for the first time with the one you love,...even its the first time,....time seems to pass very fast.

So time its just a state of mind and not at all times related with new or old information.
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Ehh, some may beg to differ, I for one do. Maybe because I want it to go along with my theory, lol j/k.
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Elaborate with sentences please.
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Elaborate with sentences please.
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There is more than one time. 1) There is linear, technically measured time based upon our human genetic star origin. Then there is 2) circumstantial time which is based upon our unstructured-co-evolving spiritual energy measured by our spiritual milestones of right behavior.
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For you to measure an acceleration or deceleration of time you need to have a constant. In other words, if the constant of time is a set pace (within our standard gravitational constant at 1g) and your brain is processing data far quicker than normal then it would seem that time is slowing down from its "normal constant."

Which means time is a constant. The great question right now in physics is what EXACTLY is that constant, when does the wave function collapse over a measurement of time? Is it a seamless progression or is it phased as miniscule "packets" of time? We don't know, and there are theoretical equations showing both to be true. Some have even suggested (though no math exists for this) that time is both a phased packets ordered in a seamless progression. There really is very little research into the area of time as most physicists cannot see an application to answering that question defintively and thusly do not waste their time on it, feeling that at some point, during the work on GUT going on, the equations will answer the question by proxy anyways.
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I see what you are saying, for this theory to work you would have to have a "control" of what we are testing which in this case is "time". It is a sort of paradox, but with our constant speed at which we travel through space, orbital rotation, time would be a constant because the variables that effect "time" as we know it are not able to be naturally produced here.
For example a half life is a constant until sped up in a particle excelerator which then alters the set "time".
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linear and circumstantial

Elaborate with sentences please.



There is more than one time. 1) There is linear, technically measured time based upon our human genetic star origin. Then there is 2) circumstantial time which is based upon our unstructured-co-evolving spiritual energy measured by our spiritual milestones of right behavior.
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Thank you, so this theory attempts to brigde this gap via perception of "reality" or circumstantial time changing ones individual linear time.
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It seems to me like the opposite would be true. For instance I work in a restaurant, and when it is really busy I'm having to manage many orders (information) at once. On busy nights like that, where I'm constantly moving and processing orders, complaints, and other things that come up during the night, time seems to fly by. During slow nights where I stand around and bullshit, time crawls by and I end up constantly looking at the clock waiting to close.


I too work in a restaurant, bartending, I know EXACTLY what you are talking about. However, I also find myself going into what I call "autopilot" mode, the work is SOOO repetitivy you are only using old brain pathways again and again and not creating NEW ones, or not processing new information just repeating old information. When it is slow, you are doing DIFFERENT things to pass the time such as socialize and conversate which usually will create new brain path ways, see what I am saying?
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You are while conscious, manufacturing & using your *own time*.

Sleep goes by 'in a snap' because you are not manufacturing time.
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linear and circumstantial

Elaborate with sentences please.



There is more than one time. 1) There is linear, technically measured time based upon our human genetic star origin. Then there is 2) circumstantial time which is based upon our unstructured-co-evolving spiritual energy measured by our spiritual milestones of right behavior.
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I would call that objective vs subjective time.

*Each* object/location experiances subjective time.

But the collection of subjective time*s* taken together comes out to be the one objective time.
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Wow... some very interesting stuff here.

For example, my current days are filled with working on the internet and trying to figure out how to make a living. Never boring, but some times tedious, and always leaving me with a feeling of not having 'enough time'. In short, my days seem to fly by, even though I work 14 to 18 hours a day.

When I worked for a company, 8 hours a day, those 8 hours could sometimes seem to take 16 hours to pass.

I think that my brain tended to dissassociate with the premise of my work when I did not not need to figure out how to make it constantly evolve to fit the current needs.

In my current work, trying to figure out how to make a living on the Internet, I am constantly thinking of new systems and ways of making money and also implementing ideas that I have already come up with.

I think my brain is on overdrive the whole time and therefore time seems to just fly by.
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Wow... some very interesting stuff here.

For example, my current days are filled with working on the internet and trying to figure out how to make a living. Never boring, but some times tedious, and always leaving me with a feeling of not having 'enough time'. In short, my days seem to fly by, even though I work 14 to 18 hours a day.

When I worked for a company, 8 hours a day, those 8 hours could sometimes seem to take 16 hours to pass.

I think that my brain tended to dissassociate with the premise of my work when I did not not need to figure out how to make it constantly evolve to fit the current needs.

In my current work, trying to figure out how to make a living on the Internet, I am constantly thinking of new systems and ways of making money and also implementing ideas that I have already come up with.

I think my brain is on overdrive the whole time and therefore time seems to just fly by.
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You are pumping personal subjective time through your conscious, creating and using gobs of it. You MAKE "past" you get past. Gobs of it.

Relax & be stupid and now seem to last forever.

Stupid people really do have "all the time in the world".
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Wow... some very interesting stuff here.

For example, my current days are filled with working on the internet and trying to figure out how to make a living. Never boring, but some times tedious, and always leaving me with a feeling of not having 'enough time'. In short, my days seem to fly by, even though I work 14 to 18 hours a day.

When I worked for a company, 8 hours a day, those 8 hours could sometimes seem to take 16 hours to pass.

I think that my brain tended to dissassociate with the premise of my work when I did not not need to figure out how to make it constantly evolve to fit the current needs.

In my current work, trying to figure out how to make a living on the Internet, I am constantly thinking of new systems and ways of making money and also implementing ideas that I have already come up with.

I think my brain is on overdrive the whole time and therefore time seems to just fly by.


You are pumping personal subjective time through your conscious, creating and using gobs of it. You MAKE "past" you get past. Gobs of it.

Relax & be stupid and now seem to last forever.

Stupid people really do have "all the time in the world".
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Excellent point...

Maybe it is just as simple as that...

If you want more time.. do less... think less...
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For Bible believers, men before the flood lived to approximately 1000 years old. It is theorized that the earth itself was much smaller then and had a much stronger electromagnetic field. The field was reduced greatly during the flood and continues to decline today, now to the point that life almost cannot sustain itself. So as for your correlation with time, it may have something to do with the electromagnetic field in ones environment. They should do test on animals by altering the electromagnetic field in their enclosure to see if their life is extended. If anyone is privy to any experiments like this, I would like to know. I often wonder why some animals like parrots could live 100 years, while some other birds live to only about 10 or less.
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Here is my theory...

Time is relative, as many have already stated... I cannot explain why, in the short term, time goes by faster or slower in certain situations (i.e. stoned, having fun, depressed, with someone you love, etc., etc..). However, if we're talking about time seeming to speed up as life progresses, here's what I think:

It all has to do with relativity (that again). I will make this as short and sweet as possible by using examples. Say you're as young as you can remember when you were in elementary school... about 6 or so... I know most can remember earlier, but I'm talking vividly. Remember how summers seemed to last forever? Now think of that age in a fraction of a year... so a year would be 1/6th (or 0.1666667, 17%ish) of your life... a relatively large fraction or portion of your short-lived life thus far.

Now, you're 32 years old (I am anyway) and the years, especially the summer part, are flying by faster than ever! Again, fractionally, a year is now 1/32nd (or 0.03125, 3%ish) of your life... a much smaller portion, relative to age 6.

My last example is my grandfather, age 94. A year is only 1/94th (or 0.010638..., just over 1%) of his life! I can't even imagine what he thinks of how time passes... Perhaps he can't either because it's all a blur!

If you live your life and relate the time passing by in years, as most all of us do as we get older, then each year is a smaller percentage of your life. The smaller the percentage, the faster time goes in your mind on an exponential basis. Each year is absolutely feeling shorter because, essentially, it is... in relation to your life. Our brain makes our reality, and that reality skews, in a way, our perception of time as we age. Therefore, time indeed does go by faster and faster as we get older and older... again, in our minds where reality is created.

This is pretty rudimentary and I'd love to hear some input on this that either debunks this theory or helps formulate it in a better fashion.
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Me too, OP
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With out going too into detail about this theory (as it is just a thought and still needs some work), I believe that our "perception" of time is in direct correlation with the amount of information being processed by our brains. As we should all know "time" is not a constant and is a perceived "constraint" we place on reality. As Mihály Csíkszentmihály theorized in his concept of flow, time can seem to come to a stand still when one is "in the zone".
Wikipedia- Flow (psychology): According to Csíkszentmihályi, flow is completely focused motivation. It is a single-minded immersion and represents perhaps the ultimate in harnessing the emotions in the service of performing and learning. In flow the emotions are not just contained and channeled, but positive, energized, and aligned with the task at hand. To be caught in the ennui of depression or the agitation of anxiety is to be barred from flow. The hallmark of flow is a feeling of spontaneous joy, even rapture, while performing a task.[2]

Colloquial terms for this or similar mental states include: to be on the ball, in the moment, present, in the zone, in the groove, or keeping your head in the game."

For instance, I know that when I am driving down an unfamiliar road time seems to pass slower, this is because my brain is processing more information compared to a road that you travel daily. After the first or second time drving this now not so unfamiliar road one might feel the time move not as slow.
This theory is easily felt/seen in everyday life, the more mundane the day/week/month/year the faster your time/life will pass you by. If you are not stimulating your brain with NEW and MORE information time will continue to feel as if it speeds up. I know that the older I get the faster the days and years seem to pass.
The theory in a nut shell; The more information being processed the slower time seems to pass, in return, the less information being processed the quicker time will seem to pass. The more your brain has to "think" the more "time" you will "make" to process.

What are your thoughts??
 Quoting: Disillusioning


You are basically learning the concept of Relativity. However, time is a constant, even if the viewer changes their perspective.
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With out going too into detail about this theory (as it is just a thought and still needs some work), I believe that our "perception" of time is in direct correlation with the amount of information being processed by our brains. As we should all know "time" is not a constant and is a perceived "constraint" we place on reality. As Mihály Csíkszentmihály theorized in his concept of flow, time can seem to come to a stand still when one is "in the zone".
Wikipedia- Flow (psychology): According to Csíkszentmihályi, flow is completely focused motivation. It is a single-minded immersion and represents perhaps the ultimate in harnessing the emotions in the service of performing and learning. In flow the emotions are not just contained and channeled, but positive, energized, and aligned with the task at hand. To be caught in the ennui of depression or the agitation of anxiety is to be barred from flow. The hallmark of flow is a feeling of spontaneous joy, even rapture, while performing a task.[2]

Colloquial terms for this or similar mental states include: to be on the ball, in the moment, present, in the zone, in the groove, or keeping your head in the game."

For instance, I know that when I am driving down an unfamiliar road time seems to pass slower, this is because my brain is processing more information compared to a road that you travel daily. After the first or second time drving this now not so unfamiliar road one might feel the time move not as slow.
This theory is easily felt/seen in everyday life, the more mundane the day/week/month/year the faster your time/life will pass you by. If you are not stimulating your brain with NEW and MORE information time will continue to feel as if it speeds up. I know that the older I get the faster the days and years seem to pass.
The theory in a nut shell; The more information being processed the slower time seems to pass, in return, the less information being processed the quicker time will seem to pass. The more your brain has to "think" the more "time" you will "make" to process.

What are your thoughts??


You are basically learning the concept of Relativity. However, time is a constant, even if the viewer changes their perspective.
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see mine above please.
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Here is my theory...

Time is relative, as many have already stated... I cannot explain why, in the short term, time goes by faster or slower in certain situations (i.e. stoned, having fun, depressed, with someone you love, etc., etc..). However, if we're talking about time seeming to speed up as life progresses, here's what I think:

It all has to do with relativity (that again). I will make this as short and sweet as possible by using examples. Say you're as young as you can remember when you were in elementary school... about 6 or so... I know most can remember earlier, but I'm talking vividly. Remember how summers seemed to last forever? Now think of that age in a fraction of a year... so a year would be 1/6th (or 0.1666667, 17%ish) of your life... a relatively large fraction or portion of your short-lived life thus far.

Now, you're 32 years old (I am anyway) and the years, especially the summer part, are flying by faster than ever! Again, fractionally, a year is now 1/32nd (or 0.03125, 3%ish) of your life... a much smaller portion, relative to age 6.

My last example is my grandfather, age 94. A year is only 1/94th (or 0.010638..., just over 1%) of his life! I can't even imagine what he thinks of how time passes... Perhaps he can't either because it's all a blur!

If you live your life and relate the time passing by in years, as most all of us do as we get older, then each year is a smaller percentage of your life. The smaller the percentage, the faster time goes in your mind on an exponential basis. Each year is absolutely feeling shorter because, essentially, it is... in relation to your life. Our brain makes our reality, and that reality skews, in a way, our perception of time as we age. Therefore, time indeed does go by faster and faster as we get older and older... again, in our minds where reality is created.

This is pretty rudimentary and I'd love to hear some input on this that either debunks this theory or helps formulate it in a better fashion.
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One of the reasons that this makes sense is the fact that as we get older, time flies. It goes by faster and faster. Being relative to our human experience, just makes sense.

I like this theory.
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By the way,

This is a very interesting thread and there are obviously some good minds at work here. It might be beneficial,m in the field of psychology and human development to form a group for further discussion. If anyone is interested in that, well... let's do it.. but I don't really know how. So, if anyone DOES know how to do that, and include the current participants, please step forward, and help us form a group discussion for an ongoing basis.
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With out going too into detail about this theory (as it is just a thought and still needs some work), I believe that our "perception" of time is in direct correlation with the amount of information being processed by our brains. As we should all know "time" is not a constant and is a perceived "constraint" we place on reality. As Mihály Csíkszentmihály theorized in his concept of flow, time can seem to come to a stand still when one is "in the zone".
Wikipedia- Flow (psychology): According to Csíkszentmihályi, flow is completely focused motivation. It is a single-minded immersion and represents perhaps the ultimate in harnessing the emotions in the service of performing and learning. In flow the emotions are not just contained and channeled, but positive, energized, and aligned with the task at hand. To be caught in the ennui of depression or the agitation of anxiety is to be barred from flow. The hallmark of flow is a feeling of spontaneous joy, even rapture, while performing a task.[2]

Colloquial terms for this or similar mental states include: to be on the ball, in the moment, present, in the zone, in the groove, or keeping your head in the game."

For instance, I know that when I am driving down an unfamiliar road time seems to pass slower, this is because my brain is processing more information compared to a road that you travel daily. After the first or second time drving this now not so unfamiliar road one might feel the time move not as slow.
This theory is easily felt/seen in everyday life, the more mundane the day/week/month/year the faster your time/life will pass you by. If you are not stimulating your brain with NEW and MORE information time will continue to feel as if it speeds up. I know that the older I get the faster the days and years seem to pass.
The theory in a nut shell; The more information being processed the slower time seems to pass, in return, the less information being processed the quicker time will seem to pass. The more your brain has to "think" the more "time" you will "make" to process.

What are your thoughts??


You are basically learning the concept of Relativity. However, time is a constant, even if the viewer changes their perspective.


see mine above please.
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Sorry, good thoughts but time is distinct, a constant.

If you sit in a waiting room for 15 minutes and there is nothing to do and it feels as though it is far longer than that (time seems to go by slowly), it is still 15 'real' minutes and the world still has passed only 15 minutes. Just because you got bored and judged the situation as 'boring' and think that it is more than that (feels more than that), it doesn't make it correct.

Time is indeed constant. Perspective is relative.
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With out going too into detail about this theory (as it is just a thought and still needs some work), I believe that our "perception" of time is in direct correlation with the amount of information being processed by our brains. As we should all know "time" is not a constant and is a perceived "constraint" we place on reality. As Mihály Csíkszentmihály theorized in his concept of flow, time can seem to come to a stand still when one is "in the zone".
Wikipedia- Flow (psychology): According to Csíkszentmihályi, flow is completely focused motivation. It is a single-minded immersion and represents perhaps the ultimate in harnessing the emotions in the service of performing and learning. In flow the emotions are not just contained and channeled, but positive, energized, and aligned with the task at hand. To be caught in the ennui of depression or the agitation of anxiety is to be barred from flow. The hallmark of flow is a feeling of spontaneous joy, even rapture, while performing a task.[2]

Colloquial terms for this or similar mental states include: to be on the ball, in the moment, present, in the zone, in the groove, or keeping your head in the game."

For instance, I know that when I am driving down an unfamiliar road time seems to pass slower, this is because my brain is processing more information compared to a road that you travel daily. After the first or second time drving this now not so unfamiliar road one might feel the time move not as slow.
This theory is easily felt/seen in everyday life, the more mundane the day/week/month/year the faster your time/life will pass you by. If you are not stimulating your brain with NEW and MORE information time will continue to feel as if it speeds up. I know that the older I get the faster the days and years seem to pass.
The theory in a nut shell; The more information being processed the slower time seems to pass, in return, the less information being processed the quicker time will seem to pass. The more your brain has to "think" the more "time" you will "make" to process.

What are your thoughts??
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This is already a theory of mine about how the brain affects "time thought"
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Anybody?
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Have you seen this thread Everyone on Earth will be dead in two to four yearsits about earths elliptical orbit changing caused by the sun, do you think this could effect time/our concept of time?
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Time is indeed constant.
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Then time would be absolute. Yet time needs space (movement) to be experiencable. So time is relative, to space at least. Hence cannot be constant. IMO
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You are close...
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With out going too into detail about this theory (as it is just a thought and still needs some work), I believe that our "perception" of time is in direct correlation with the amount of information being processed by our brains. As we should all know "time" is not a constant and is a perceived "constraint" we place on reality. As Mihály Csíkszentmihály theorized in his concept of flow, time can seem to come to a stand still when one is "in the zone".
Wikipedia- Flow (psychology): According to Csíkszentmihályi, flow is completely focused motivation. It is a single-minded immersion and represents perhaps the ultimate in harnessing the emotions in the service of performing and learning. In flow the emotions are not just contained and channeled, but positive, energized, and aligned with the task at hand. To be caught in the ennui of depression or the agitation of anxiety is to be barred from flow. The hallmark of flow is a feeling of spontaneous joy, even rapture, while performing a task.[2]

Colloquial terms for this or similar mental states include: to be on the ball, in the moment, present, in the zone, in the groove, or keeping your head in the game."

For instance, I know that when I am driving down an unfamiliar road time seems to pass slower, this is because my brain is processing more information compared to a road that you travel daily. After the first or second time drving this now not so unfamiliar road one might feel the time move not as slow.
This theory is easily felt/seen in everyday life, the more mundane the day/week/month/year the faster your time/life will pass you by. If you are not stimulating your brain with NEW and MORE information time will continue to feel as if it speeds up. I know that the older I get the faster the days and years seem to pass.
The theory in a nut shell; The more information being processed the slower time seems to pass, in return, the less information being processed the quicker time will seem to pass. The more your brain has to "think" the more "time" you will "make" to process.

What are your thoughts??


You are basically learning the concept of Relativity. However, time is a constant, even if the viewer changes their perspective.


see mine above please.


Sorry, good thoughts but time is distinct, a constant.

If you sit in a waiting room for 15 minutes and there is nothing to do and it feels as though it is far longer than that (time seems to go by slowly), it is still 15 'real' minutes and the world still has passed only 15 minutes. Just because you got bored and judged the situation as 'boring' and think that it is more than that (feels more than that), it doesn't make it correct.

Time is indeed constant. Perspective is relative.
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have you ever woken up.. looked at a mechanical clock(where you can see how fast every second is).. and time seems to go twice as fast for at least a minute. i have to admit it proved this theory to me
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Re: I have a theory on time...
With out going too into detail about this theory (as it is just a thought and still needs some work), I believe that our "perception" of time is in direct correlation with the amount of information being processed by our brains. As we should all know "time" is not a constant and is a perceived "constraint" we place on reality. As Mihály Csíkszentmihály theorized in his concept of flow, time can seem to come to a stand still when one is "in the zone".
Wikipedia- Flow (psychology): According to Csíkszentmihályi, flow is completely focused motivation. It is a single-minded immersion and represents perhaps the ultimate in harnessing the emotions in the service of performing and learning. In flow the emotions are not just contained and channeled, but positive, energized, and aligned with the task at hand. To be caught in the ennui of depression or the agitation of anxiety is to be barred from flow. The hallmark of flow is a feeling of spontaneous joy, even rapture, while performing a task.[2]

Colloquial terms for this or similar mental states include: to be on the ball, in the moment, present, in the zone, in the groove, or keeping your head in the game."

For instance, I know that when I am driving down an unfamiliar road time seems to pass slower, this is because my brain is processing more information compared to a road that you travel daily. After the first or second time drving this now not so unfamiliar road one might feel the time move not as slow.
This theory is easily felt/seen in everyday life, the more mundane the day/week/month/year the faster your time/life will pass you by. If you are not stimulating your brain with NEW and MORE information time will continue to feel as if it speeds up. I know that the older I get the faster the days and years seem to pass.
The theory in a nut shell; The more information being processed the slower time seems to pass, in return, the less information being processed the quicker time will seem to pass. The more your brain has to "think" the more "time" you will "make" to process.

What are your thoughts??


You are basically learning the concept of Relativity. However, time is a constant, even if the viewer changes their perspective.


see mine above please.


Sorry, good thoughts but time is distinct, a constant.

If you sit in a waiting room for 15 minutes and there is nothing to do and it feels as though it is far longer than that (time seems to go by slowly), it is still 15 'real' minutes and the world still has passed only 15 minutes. Just because you got bored and judged the situation as 'boring' and think that it is more than that (feels more than that), it doesn't make it correct.

Time is indeed constant. Perspective is relative.




have you ever woken up.. looked at a mechanical clock(where you can see how fast every second is).. and time seems to go twice as fast for at least a minute. i have to admit it proved this theory to me
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I have gotten that too, it is Microsleeping =)
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Re: I have a theory on time...
I really have feeling that time is speeding up for the few last years... maybe because I'm getting older :)

And I like this:
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Re: I have a theory on time...
I really have feeling that time is speeding up for the few last years... maybe because I'm getting older :)

And I like this:

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Not time speeding up maybe your percepion of it is slowing down.

Ever have one of those perfect 'zenlike' moments, be it a fight or like someone throws something at you and you respond perfectly without thought just reaction...

You perceive it happening in slow motion...

Maybe we are in sensory overload, mnaking us tired ....dulling our senses

3D, hdtv 1080 p .....too much stimuli??? Maybe why monks meditate.

If I deny myself sugar for maybe a couple of days or a week...then have a coke....its often too sweet for me to finish it.
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Re: I have a theory on time...
linear and circumstantial

Elaborate with sentences please.



There is more than one time. 1) There is linear, technically measured time based upon our human genetic star origin. Then there is 2) circumstantial time which is based upon our unstructured-co-evolving spiritual energy measured by our spiritual milestones of right behavior.



Thank you, so this theory attempts to brigde this gap via perception of "reality" or circumstantial time changing ones individual linear time.
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I think of them as separate parts of perception in the mind. It is most advantageous to focus on one type of time over another. I prefer the circumstantial experiences which elevate the synchronicities of shared sprituality.
"The earth is mother of us all, for she is just; but you, because you are unjust have pretended that she is your mother alone; and if you do not stop, I will not permit you to remain upon her."

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Re: I have a theory on time...
Mihály Csíkszentmihály, Flow, great book. I like your theory.
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Re: I have a theory on time...
Time a constant?
Maybe approximately over short segments.
Everything changes, there are no constants.

Earth is expanding.
The Sun's 33 day core rotation period is changing.
Isotope decay rates are not constant.
Time is dilating, due to non-linearities.

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