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Single Idea 22934

[catalogued under 27. Natural Reality / D. Time / 2. Passage of Time / b. Rate of time]

Full Idea

Processes can speed up or slow down, but surely the passage of time is not something that can speed up or slow down?

Gist of Idea

Time can't speed up or slow down, so it doesn't seem to be a 'process'


Robin Le Poidevin (Travels in Four Dimensions [2003], 08 'Mystery')

Book Reference

Le Poidevin,Robin: 'Travels in Four Dimensions' [OUP 2003], p.125

A Reaction

If something is a process we can ask 'process of what?', but the only answer seems to be that it's a process of processing. So it is that which makes processes possible (and so, as I keep saying) it is best viewed as a primitive.