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Katy Cordeth's Avatar Jump to comment 9 by Katy Cordeth

Comment 8 by Roedy :

I once asked myself how long a life would be enough, how much too long? The usual 80 is really not that bad.

I wonder if you'll still feel the same when you're in your mid-to-late 70s.

To the OP, I was listening to a recent episode of Infinite Monkey Cage on Radio 4 (all episodes available gratis on the iTunes) in which guest John Lloyd, when speaking about the concept of something called Block Time, said the following:

"...Tiime's a bit like a landscape, you know? Just because you're not in New York, it doesn't go away; it's always there. The same is true of last Wednesday: it's just sitting there with all the people in it going on. And people who don't have any religious faith, for example, find this rather comforting: that somebody who's gone is still there in last Thursday or, you know, three years ago or whatever, so it's all existent...."

Food for thought?

Sun, 29 Jul 2012 22:42:00 UTC | #950295