Monday, June 2, 2014

Philosophy Wire: Glass, meteorites, time.


Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2014-06-02]: Impact glass from asteroids and comets stores biodata for millions of years. [1] We believe time passes. And that we can freeze its moments. But how can we freeze something which constantly moves? Unless... unless it... does not. Every moment that passes leaves its trace. Every moment in time can be replicated. In your mind. Or literally (with a time machine). But how can we even think of something that no longer exists? Unless... unless it still exists. ?! Either in books, either in our mind, either in... meteorites, time CAN be frozen. Because it never flowed...

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