The moment is not properly an atom of time but an atom of eternity.
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How Our Social Interactions Shape Our Experience of Time

How Our Social Interactions Shape Our Experience of Time

Feb 9, 2018-- Maria Popova tells us that our experience of time has a central social component -- an internal clock inheres in our capacity for inter-subjectivity, intuitively governing our social interactions and the interpersonal mirroring that undergirds the human capacity for empathy. This social-synchronistic function of time is what New Yorker staff writer Alan Burdick examines in Why Time Flies: A Mostly Scientific Investigation -- a layered, rigorously researched, lyrically narrated inquiry into the most befuddling dimension of existence. Read what Burdick and several philosophers say about time (5039 reads)


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Take ActionNotice in your day when time moves slowly, when quickly. Can you make it go faster by listening to others more carefully, or following your breathing?



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