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Old 4th October 2021, 09:35 AM   #82
LarryS
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Originally Posted by MaartenVergu View Post
If there was an infinite amount of time in the past, then it would have taken infinite time for time to reach to our present moment. We would never meet the present moment. So, we can't postulate that there was an infinite amount of time before our present moment. But it's also hard to grasp that there was a fixed amount of time in our past and 'nothing before that'. How can we have an idea of what that means? We can't. Conclusion: not even a scientist can grasp 'time' and 'infinity'. Our minds can't grasp it. No math or science can discover this part of reality.
That's one of the mysteries of reality we can only meet with 'awe'.
You have it backwards, technically, we don't experience time, we experience a moment. Time, the past, the future, is simply a container we stitch together. Time is not a thing or event, there is nothing there to grasp or understand.
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