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What Past Civilizations Can Teach Us About Time — Marcia Bjornerud at Long Now
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What Past Civilizations Can Teach Us About Time — Marcia Bjornerud at Long Now

Earlier civilizations had different and arguably more sophisticated perceptions of time. In most pre-modern cultures the past hovered over the present. Ancestors were felt to be watching. Past and future generations were understood to be knitted into one fabric. The

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