Thread: It's About Time
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Old 11-05-2007, 01:08 PM   #6
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Rhinoq wrote
One of the key concepts that has always bugged me is the supposed "flow" of time, or time's arrow, pointing from past to future.
One of the definitions of time on the intertubes: "the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past "

Notice that the "arrow" comes from the future -- describing the same friggin flow!

Say we had the capability to "close off" a pocket of the universe and reverse the "flow" of time. From our point of reference outside the "pocket" time would flow in reverse ...
I've read in more than one place that if you captured macro levels of the cosmos on film, it wouldn't matter whether you played the tape backwards or forwards -- it would look essentially the same. (As always, Choobus knows all and will fill in the appropriate gaping cracks.)

La propriété, c'est le vol ...
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