The Cosmic Dance of Time

 

Time in its purist form is an aspect of life, of you, that is determined by you and derives from you.

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Changing Clocks, and The Illusion of Time

It is remarkable how the illusion that is time has been demonstrated in the few days since British summer time ended and our clocks went back an hour.

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Simultaneous Dreaming, Giving the Lie to Time

Simultaneous dreaming is something I have wondered about before, but it was only last night that an ordinary experience helped me to confirm that we can, indeed, be in two dreams at the same time.

At 3.30, I was awoken suddenly by the unusual sound of cars and voices in the lane below my home – I think there may have been a Young Farmers’ event somewhere in the area and a few of them were returning to a neighbouring house rather late: thrust out of a deep sleep I was straddling different planes of consciousness for a few moments as I came to a waking state, aware of the outside noises and yet still in my dream state, but finding myself part of two vivid dreams and not just one, each one ongoing still but quite separate from the other.

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Leap Seconds: Playing Around with Time, and with Gaia

Periodically, international timekeepers add a “leap second” to human time to ensure that our clocks remain in synchronisation with the movement of the planet: it is necessary to do so because of the slowing down – and sometimes acceleration – of its rotation, and the practice keeps us in harmony with the rhythm of Gaia.

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