In a word, yes, time can exist 'in' time.
I don't know if I can explain it - but here goes.
And I know some will say it's only my perception - but - it still happens
- but is that all it is? No. Not in my opinion.
Let's say you've busted your leg. You're in the ambulance and you hear the Paramedic radio the hospital your ETA. (Estimated time of arrival).
You're in hellish pain, just hellish pain like you've never felt. The kind of pain where you're begging them to just shoot you. Through the fog of
your misery you hear the ETA is 12 minutes. You know, 12 minutes from now you'll be getting some pain relief. But the time within
minutes now has increased to seconds stretching to hours
Simply perception? Why? Why can't it be the little time gnomes playing tricks?
You're buzzing along in your car singing along to Tom Petty's American Girl
the tune taking you back to the 'old days' and you're loving it - when a small white ball rolls out between two parked cars not a bus length in front
WHAM! Nano-second later you leave Tom Petty behind and time SLOOOWWWSSSSS! Another nano-second and you're foots pushing the brake through the floor.
TIME SLOWWWSSS ever more. A toe-headed kid (that looks remarkably like Tom Petty) runs out after his ball. TIME SLOOWWWSSS even more!!!
SCREECH!!! Stink of burning rubber and you just miss that kid. Swallowing the urge to scream an obscenity at the mother standing at the curb a hand
over her heart her eyes big and round her face devoid of color you realize times returned to normal and The Heartbreaker's are just grooving into the
chorus - your favorite part...
Yip. Time within time. No doubt!
'Oh yeah, alight, take it easy baby, make it last all night...make it last all night...'
edit on 3-3-2012 by silo13 because: fix bold