Measures of the Urt
Time is measured in seconds, minutes, hours, days, years; at least on earth. These measurements are all based off of the relative position of the earth to the Sun. One full elliptic of the sun is one year, and one full rotation of the earth is one day. Man separated that even further to hours, minutes and seconds, 24 hours in a day, sixty (!?!) minutes in an hour, sixty (?!?) seconds to a minutes. The latter three measurements are arbitrary, only there as a means of further separation of time for the sake of control. Without time being broken up further than a day, one cannot measure the time they work to anything less than an entire day. Even that is arbitrary though, for when there are eight hours of sunlight in Minneapolis followed by sixteen of dark on the winter solstice, in Argentina sixteen hours of sun are enjoyed and followed by a short eight hour night on their summer solstice. The only cycle that does not change across the globe is the lunar cycle; when there’s a full moon in Minneapolis, there’s a full moon across the globe. The moon itself affects tide cycles, and poor timing of lunar cycles can cause river reversing tsunamis. That’s beside the point though. Time is a construct of man. Certainly there is something that pushes the universe along, and keeps everything from happening all at once, but if time is real, it should be able to be proven scientifically. But it can’t. Mathematically, time cannot exist; mathematically the universe does not flow forward as does the tide, but instead lurches forward like an automobile on square wheels. This even makes it problematic for the measurement of distances and speed. Speed is distance traveled per time traveled: i.e. sixty miles per hour. Distances can be measured in reality, but their distinctions are as arbitrary as time, a mile is 5280 feet, and a foot is twelve (?!?) inches. A Kilometer is not so arbitrary of a measurement, but is still a relative measurement; ten thousand kilometers from the equator to a pole, one hundred centimeters to each meter, and ten millimeters to each centimeter. All measurements are based off of mathematical happenstance.
It is the nature of man, at least some men, to order things, in higher to lower. One plus one equals two, and two is greater than either individual one; hierarchy. Maybe, though, one plus one is only two here on earth. There maybe some advanced civilization in which one plus one equals one. There are tribes in the Amazon that have no number beyond three. Everything is in groups thereof. Modernism has given birth to infinity, presumably allowing the ranks of man and the earth itself to aspire to such a number. Time is always in the present though, and can never go backwards; the earth must continue its long journey around the sun, just as it continues to turn. The measurements we use for everyday existence are just a convenience to be able to measure and then separate all things into their respective spot of taxonomy: the construct for the modernist desire to know everything. As we march forward through space and time, though, the only things we can know for certain are not things that can be measured. Truth and knowledge are only retainable by each individual on earth. There is no universal truth or knowledge, but only personal truth and personal knowledge. The problem is that no one wants to seek their own personal knowledge or truth. They allow it to be told to them in classrooms and in beamed to them through their idiot boxes, accepting things the way they are, and sitting idly by as the social kills the individual.