Does time exist?

Discussion in 'Physics & Math' started by Saint, Nov 2, 2020.

  1. QuarkHead Remedial Math Student Valued Senior Member

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    I'm afraid this makes no sense whatever.
    The word "chronology" has a Greek root khronos=time. Chronology cannot have a "duration", that's just silly.
    Besides, it is impossible to give give a definition of duration without first invoking time - "it lasted 10 minutes", say. The word makes no sense otherwise.
    Then you finally flip - how can chronology have a "speed"? That's plain silly
     
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  3. exchemist Valued Senior Member

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    Now you know the torment we have to endure when he drivels on about cell biology or biochemistry.

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  5. Write4U Valued Senior Member

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    I used the common definition of "chronology" in context of duration and the emergence of time.
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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chronology

    Where does this not have anything to do with the measurement and recording of emergent time as a result of duration of a chronology (as compared to speed)?
     
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  7. Write4U Valued Senior Member

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    Seems to me you are slowly being left standing alone in your torment ......

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