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posted on Jun, 26 2008 @ 10:06 PM
1. Who determined how long an hour should be? Why did they determine to create an hour way shorter then how long day and night are or how long mourning, noon, evening, night, and midnight are?

^^Shouldnt there just be 2 even hours or 5 uneven hours?

2. And who determined how long a month should be? Why did they determine to create a month 29-31 days?

^^Shouldnt there just be 4 months based on the 4 seasons or 1 month based on the full 365 days?

3. And so if it all spread so evenly over the globe about the length of an hour and etc, then how come one language didn't spread also? Like how on earth could what an hour is even be taught if not spoken in the same one language?

My two cents:

In the bible the character Jesus plainly labeled that hour that day. Meaning, the opposite would be this hour this night. Meaning, their should be just 2 hours. One for day, one for night.

Jesus did question are there not 12 hours in a day somewhere in the gospel. Notice Jesus had that in question form, not answer form. And notice Jesus seperated day from night just as it was stated to be seperate in Genesis. We currently say their are 24 hours in a day without seperating the day from the night... Such goes against Genesis and Jesus surely. Jesus never used these months we use currently by name. No, you read names for seasons (winter and summer). Hell, you dont even see spring or fall used. So there should just be winter and summer. In Revelation the whole lukewarm thing was rejected. I take it the man made added inbewteen things such as spring and fall are as lukewarm things we should reject. If lukewarm is used as a metaphor to imply anything inbetween we should avoid.

As for language, it's just one language on the globe with a big list of synonyms where a particular region or ppl uses certain different words from another region or ppl. It's just that the word, whichever they chosen, have the same meaning. It's just like a certain race in America uses certain words another race in America wouldnt normally use. And this other race would use a different word with the same meaning instead.

[edit on 26-6-2008 by Mabus]

posted on Jun, 26 2008 @ 11:52 PM
Blame the Sumerians, actually:

Time has been measured and remeasured throughout history. Originally things were counted in moons, but they weren't highly accurate. Most of the ancients had some variant of a 360 day year, with a number of leftover feast days.

It's an interesting study. Wikipedia will get you started. And no, the measurement of time began thousands of years before Jesus' birth.

posted on Jun, 27 2008 @ 02:30 AM
then let's change it, i wouldn't mind the 2 hour at all...

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