Likewise, there is no year zero. Zero was a point in time. At the end of 1
BC there was ZERO (a point with no length) and the beginning of year AD 1.
Merry Christmas to ALL,
At 08:19 AM 12/23/2014 -0500, you wrote:
>Another way of looking at it may be that the present is a point in time. It
>has no length. It is a point that moves through time and we are always in
>the present. We cannot affect the past and we never are in the future.
>It's been said that we cannot un ring a bell. But we also cannot know if
>the bell will ring until it has rung. At present we cannot be sure.
>Just a thought,
>At 09:04 AM 12/23/2014 -0000, Dave Hayward wrote:
>>To add to the seasonal friviality,
>>In the Army we were always taught it was either 23.59 or 00.01hrs, =
>>midnight does not exist!
>>I suppose it is much like what is defined as 'the present' - I would =
>>suggest that does not exist also, can you measure 'the present' in time? =
>>Everything is in the past or in the future!=20
>>Anyhow, to leave you with that contemplative thought, I hope you all =
>>have a good festive season and may archaeology flourish in 2015.