Friday, November 04, 2016

Mutability …

… First Known When Lost: Leaves And Clocks.

… we mustn't go through life thinking of time as the ticking of a clock. Life went on perfectly well for millennia in the absence of clocks. The earth's "diurnal course" and its seasonal round sufficed. Eventually, bells began sounding from steeples and towers. Music in the air. Perhaps we should have left it at that.

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