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The sense that time has officially sped up

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posted on Jul, 28 2020 @ 09:58 AM
a reply to: freedom7
It's called getting old.

posted on Jul, 28 2020 @ 11:59 AM
I'm at work now, 4 hours in however it feels like I have spent about 8 hours here


posted on Jul, 28 2020 @ 02:29 PM
a reply to: freedom7

What amount of time it used to take to cover a 10 second time frame on a clock now only takes 8 seconds

One of your clocks is wrong then..

posted on Jul, 28 2020 @ 03:41 PM
a reply to: freedom7

Time goes faster when one gets older, and for me, the beginning of the year goes faster and almost stops in the end of the year, then it all starts again, but faster than the last cycle.

posted on Jul, 28 2020 @ 04:42 PM
Try having Dementia - 7 months ago feels like years have passed to me , when i stopped to think about it last week it really shocked me how long it seems since mid December for me and what was going on at home !

posted on Jul, 28 2020 @ 04:58 PM
Time's relative.
When in prison time drags like foook.
When out with 8 hookers time goes tooooo fast.

posted on Jul, 28 2020 @ 09:56 PM
I've been aware of how time seems to speed up the older you get.
But damned if my age began rewriting history, maps. And books..
I believe that the Mandela Effect has some sort of link to Aliens that are trying to prove us all mad.

posted on Jul, 28 2020 @ 10:54 PM
a reply to: St Udio

the passage of time is constant (until you approach C speed of Light squared)

Not it is not. Time is relative to the observer. Your speed and the gravitational field that you are in dictates how fast time passes for you in relation to anywhere else. It is called the space/time.

posted on Jul, 28 2020 @ 11:21 PM
My thoughts are...

We have limited experience of the world when young so we pay attention to everything. All the time. As we “learn” (I.e., get older) those experiences are not as “novel” as they once were so we ‘ignore’ (elide) over them.

When you have time to pay attention to your inputs then, and only then, do see that time is involved.

Time is not linear or locksteped into our experiences.

But it is not separate from our definition of ‘self’ and seems to have importance.

It is our attention that gauges time! Or, as Plato said, “Of all things is the measure of man”.

What a wise guy!!

posted on Jul, 29 2020 @ 03:16 AM
a reply to: freedom7
For me, it seems like time is moving several magnitudes faster. I've looked at getting older as the answer and have accepted that it must be the answer.

The only thing that doesn't make sense with that theory, though, is that things I've done many, many times, within a certain time frame, can no longer be accomplished anywhere close to that time frame. During this time off work, I have had people ask me to do some remodel work for them and when calculating the labor, I have given myself an extra 50% for "surprises" along the way. I've always done that when giving an estimate for a job and rarely ever needed any or all of that time. Now, however, I'm not only taking all that time but it's sometimes close to double the amount of time it should take! Sure, I'm older and slower than I used to be. My arthritis is getting worse. But I'm 38, not 68! The last time I did this for a living was only 7 years ago and I've still done side jobs throughout that time. I have better tools now. I have more knowledge. Those 2 factors should pretty much counteract the physical decline. Right?

What is the deal then?
Is my physical health declining that rapidly? My doctor doesn't seem too concerned about it (besides my BP being a little high).
Are my cognitive abilities declining that rapidly? Most around me say I'm just as crazy as I've always been.
Has time sped up? I don't think so....

posted on Jul, 29 2020 @ 03:37 AM
I think my own theory of the psychology is the simplest;

Time seems long or short in proportion to your past experience of time, which obviously grows larger as you age.
When you are five years old, six months is ten per cent of your life, and it feels like an age.
When you are fifty years old, six months is only one per cent of your life.

edit on 29-7-2020 by DISRAELI because: (no reason given)

posted on Jul, 29 2020 @ 04:38 AM
a reply to: freedom7

There is no time. You could say it's a number of changes per cycle, speed, temperature... It's not the same in space as on Earth. The smaller the animal the faster it moves and the shorter is it's life. So a you are a rock or a slow moving blob to a fly.
I feel years as days lately. It's subjective. Extreme boredom makes you feel like the day is very long while someone like us, processing gigabytes of data from the internet every day can feel like it's pointless to even wake up when you'll go sleep in a while.

Another point I want to make is about brainwaves. Changes per cycle. Cycles per cycle. When you sleep in slow delta or theta waves time moves fast while brain of people in extreme situations like during a car accident are in gamma waves processing 40 or more cycles every second - they feel like time has stopped. I'm pretty sure I'm in low alpha most of the time. Is it thanks to meditation or messing with brainwave entrainment? Probably both. Kids are in lower brainwaves for the first decade. Does the time move fast or slow for them? I dont remember 🙂 Their neurons are creating new pathways while our brains are done and many times degrading. Every new information is contained in an old box. Hey, you can try it too. Why not with these Schumann resonances? Tell us how your time perception varies.

High alpha, SMR, 14.3 Hz - brain is chilling, body not moving, eyes closed - time runs faster

High beta 27.4 beats per second - brain is processing fast (with a little input tho) - time feels to move slow and you can feel like ready to drive a rally car. Eyes open but nothing is happening outside so the brain may start hyper-thinking about stuff

posted on Jul, 29 2020 @ 04:52 AM
a reply to: Tanga36

I have noticed the same thing , what i used to be able to do in a day now takes me 4 but i put that down to ill health in my case but it sure feels like i am working my socks off

posted on Jul, 30 2020 @ 12:11 PM
Some really fascinating concepts on the perceived passage of time. From my experience, if I am occupied in a healthy and interesting way, then time passes quickly...bored and uninterested, then it drags, which I am sure is the norm for just about everybody. I remember as a child, the summer in front of me would seem to be endless opportunity but now it is fragmented and I cannot help but contemplate just how short the season will be.

Youngsters have many events and as we get older and settle in to a more sedate life, the events become few and far between, hence the blandness of passing time distorts the perception of the actual time between memorable events.

posted on Jul, 30 2020 @ 04:38 PM
a reply to: zatara

I can relate to you 100% on how the common rebuttal is " as we get older time will feel like it goes by faster." I understand that may be the experience of others, but I'm in agreement with you that something is going on with time and "they" know about it.

posted on Jul, 30 2020 @ 04:44 PM
a reply to: FreeFalling

My thoughts exactly. There is said to be a correlation between time and age however I'm also not seeing a the connection to age to re-writing history, maps and books. I've experienced the Mandela effect as well. There are almost no words to describe how strange of a phenomena it really is.

posted on Jul, 30 2020 @ 04:50 PM
a reply to: PapagiorgioCZ

Very Interesting - Especially the Schumann Resonance part. There are many claims circulating throughout the internet that the Schumann Resonance of the planet has raised significantly. Do you agree with this?

When you say there is no time I have to say I am inclined to agree with you. Time is an illusion ( In the sense we were taught it at least). You provide some very interesting points on brain wave activity and the connection to the perception of time. I will have to look into this topic more. Being in several accidents in my life I have to agree with you that in extreme situations gamma waves are produced in the brain and there is the sensation that time has slowed down significantly.

posted on Jul, 30 2020 @ 04:54 PM
a reply to: stonerwilliam

I hear you on that point, I feel the same at times. I hope your health gets better. Do you try any natural medicine?

posted on Jul, 31 2020 @ 11:03 AM
a reply to: freedom7

A minute can seem like an eternity if you are required to put your hand over a flame for said minute.

posted on Aug, 1 2020 @ 01:08 AM
This is why I hate clocks and calenders. I think 'time' feels like it gets faster as we age simply because we become more aware of 'time' as we get older.

Nobodies watching the clock when they're 3. You're not aware the timer is running down. You're just always in the moment.
This changes as you're forced to clock watch from school age on. Everything become a matter of time. Eat at this time, make sure you're here or there at that time. Is it time to knock off yet? A kid eats when they're hungry, an adult eats when it is 'time'. "My body is hubgry, but it's not lunch 'time' yet...."
Adults become painfully aware of the count down. "If I live to X, then #, I only have X amount of years left now!!!" Kids don't dwell on such things.

A young child it feels like Christmas takes forever, because one, less developed sense of time, 2, they only have to think about the actual day. Adults, How long before Christmas? I need to make sure I have all the presents etc. by this date. Oh crap I only have 2 weeks now....

Try this, get rid of all clocks and calenders if you can for a week. Avoid schedules and just go with your gut and the things you want to do.
I can almost guarantee that week will feel longer.

I honestly think time is a matter of perception. After all there is no such thing as 'time' as such. Time is just a measurement, just like centimeters and meters.

Maybe back in "Adam and Eve" times, Adam didn't live for 1000 'years', but without a clock it sure as hell felt like it, because he would of genuinely had no way of keeping track of so many rotations of the Earth and orbits of Sol just in his head.
How long can you keep track of the date without a calendar?

Before clocks it was 'seasons', 'moons' and 'days', our way of measuring 'time' was pretty simple and immediate, now we're literally counting the seconds, watching the clock and planning time well into the future.

Again it's perception. Change your perception, and you literally change your time. As they say, time flies when you're having fun... and it drags when you're not, but we know that is just from the state of mind we're in and it just feels like it is flying or dragging.

Any way that's my 2 cents on it.

I'd get into scale in relation to time. e.g 'time' being different for an ant versus a whale but that's a different convo for another 'time.'

edit on 1-8-2020 by AtomicKangaroo because: added a line.

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