Do You Wish Time Would Slow Down?

Have you ever noticed that time seems to speed up as you get older? An afternoon could stretch on without end, in childhood, and a summer could be almost a lifetime. In childhood, so it seemed, and so it seems now, time was a slow, steady, tick tock. But not so in adult time. We are racing forward into the future so fast that it sometimes seems as if our days are over before they have really begun. If only we could slow time down! To do so would be to extend our lives. Not by making them objectively longer, in the sense of measurable clock time, but by lengthening out and thickening up the present.

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