Thoughts on Thinking

"When somebody persuades me that I am wrong, I change my mind. What do you do?" John Maynard Keynes

"If you're unhappy with your life, change your thinking." Charles Fillmore

"The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it." Eckhart Tolle

"People are not disturbed by things, but by the view they take of them." Epictetus

"The unexamined life is not worth living." Socrates

"Consciousness is a terrible thing to waste." PunditGeorge

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Perceptual Time

There's sidereal time - the movement of celestial bodies; there's perceptual time - the span of an event according to pleasant experience or not (you know, those short great movies, and that lecture that took over an hour while only five minutes elapsed); and, well this:

Lotte Time Lapse: Birth to 12 years in 2 min. 45. from Frans Hofmeester on Vimeo.

Many folks comment that "Life's too short..." to do this or that or miss out on that or this.  Life is not "too" short; it's too valuable to deny the good things.  As for Lotte, well, it beats that old collection of "naked baby" photos that often torment youngsters...

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