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Time to Contemplate Time Among the Ancients

By Milene Fernandez
Epoch Times

 

"Our most memorable experiences, the most blissful to the most tragic, seem to exist outside of time. "Time stood still," we may say, recalling those moments. We may wonder, like astrophysicists from today back to the days of Aristotle 2,300 years ago, whether time exists at all. And if it does exist, how should we conceptualize it, or measure its passage? Today, we divide days into 24 hours, each of equal length. That was not always the case..."

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