Fandango’s Provocative Question #178

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When did time actually begin?

Honestly, what is time? It is different at any given moment in any given place. Does it really even matter? Back in the day farmers used the sun and the moon to gauge time, as did the people before that. When I am blogging here in FL at 5:00 in the afternoon and a fellow blogger is just getting ready for bed it is just that we are doing different things. My biggest “issue” with time is the whole space thing and stars being “light-years away”. I cannot wrap my head around the sense of time when it comes to space because it just makes no sense to me. If a star is 2000 light years away then how the heck are we seeing it? What is a light year? How is that time?

I guess if I had to give a definitive answer I would say time began with humans because anything else lives off the rotation of the earth.

4 thoughts on “Fandango’s Provocative Question #178

  1. A light-year is the distance light from a star travels in one year, roughly 6 trillion miles. So, if a star is 2000 light-years away, the light we see left the star 2000 years ago. That’s a long way off…

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