I think Aristotle said time is the measure of motion.
For me, time is the measure of change.
Does measurement exist separate from the consciousness that does it?
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From: "Chokh Raj" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Sunday, January 03, 2010 7:07 AM
Subject: Re: Eliot's poetry: the medium & the message
"only in time can the moment in the rose-garden,
The moment in the arbour where the rain beat,
The moment in the draughty church at smokefall
Be remembered; involved with past and future.
Only through time time is conquered."
--- On Sat, 1/2/10, Chokh Raj <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I for one never cease to enjoy Eliot's "world
> of eye and ear",
> both for "what they half create, / And what
> perceive" --
> well pleased to recognise in his "language of the
> the "anchor of my purest thoughts".