Time

Try to imagine a life without timekeeping. 

You probably can’t. You know the month, the year, the day of the week. There is a clock on your wall or the dashboard of your car. You have a schedule, a calendar, a time for dinner or a movie. Yet all around you, timekeeping is ignored. Birds are not late. A dog does not check its watch. Deer do not fret over passing birthdays. 

Man alone measures time. 
Man alone chimes the hour. 
And, because of this, man alone suffers a paralyzing fear that no other creature endures. 

A fear of time running out.

– Mitch Albom’s The Time Keeper pg.8 

 

 

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