From A Year of 100-Word Thoughts

Copyright 2021 A. R. Gregory


Time Lapse 


What if time suddenly halted for everyone, and we all suddenly found ourselves alone in our quiet minds, yet all still able to think, wonder, imagine, while the world around us froze, zero motion, even every light-speedy photon stopping dead still in its tracks? Then just as suddenly, the world roared back into action. We would all have memories of our “psychological time” during that lapse, which incredibly accounted for zero time on our clocks, but how could we explain such a bizarre, universally shared experience? What would it tell us about consciousness and time, about our reality, about us?