The clock/counter below comes fromthis guy.
Even thoughquantum physics tells us that there is no such thing as time, and that there is no such thing as a “steady state,” it’s easy to forget this due to the way we actually experience our lives day to day.
Even for those of us who are “in” toProcess Theology –which has, as fundamental tenet, that the world is always changing, and that change is a fundamental part of reality– it’s easy to get lulled into the idea that things are sort of permanently the way they are…right now.
Whether we look at these things through the lens of science or philosophy/theology, it’s easy to get lulled into the belief that the world is unchanging. But the truth is, the world is always changing, in every moment of every day. And the clock below helps you see that in a really powerful way.
There is something quite powerful about it, really. Kind of like meditating on the vastness of the Grand Canyon, or the stars in outer space. There is something about being aware, even just statistically, of how things are constantly in a state of change, that is deeply spiritual and profound.
So, play around with this counter for a while. And, quite literally, watch the world go by: