Posts Tagged ‘time’

More and More Attention Is Being Paid to the Brain’s Powers of Thin Slicing

My all-time favorite description of what time is comes not from a scientist but from a writer of pulp science fiction, the late Ray Cumming. In 1922, he observed that time is “what keeps everything from happening at once.”
This is more than a not-half-way-bad way of describing time. It’s such a doggone-good way that even [...]