Is Time An Illusion? - Deepstash

Is Time An Illusion?

More like our perception of it is so flawed that it may as well be an illusion. Every moment is equally real and happen ing now, but the nature of our consciousness only gives us access to one slice at a time. Think of our life like a book. Each page a distinct moment. But in the same way we read a book, we can only perceive one moment, one page, at a time. Our flawed perception shuts off access to all the others.


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