Maybe it’s those black magicians in the Illuminati doing it in order to keep us perpetually enslaved to their false notion of time. If we don’t even have control over something as fundamental as time, then how can we function as free individuals? Continue reading Monday morning time confusion
So we’ve come to that part of the year again, when the Gregorian calendar clicks forward a notch and we say that another year has passed. Many people died in 2016. About the same number as died the previous year, … Continue reading People who achieved so much in their short lives
So that’s it: 2015 is over and done, and 2016 is well on its way. I wonder how many of you have broken your new year’s resolutions already? As I’ve said before: the placing of the new year is arbitrary. The calendar is a man-made construction and only loosely connected to the progress of the actual year. When the year begins is a matter of debate, and what year you think it is depends on what culture you were born into. The Jewish new year is in September and they are in the year 5776. The Buddhist new year is … Continue reading When the new year begins is down to your tradition
When I was growing up my Nan made the Christmas pud. She put a silver sixpence into the bowl and we took it in turns to stir the mix. Whoever found the sixpence on Christmas Day would have good luck in the coming year Continue reading The spirit of Old Christmas lives on
In 1984 the Eldorado Daily Journal asked its readers to save daylight during Daylight Savings Time, and offered a prize for the person who saved the most. The rules were simple: “Beginning with the first day of Daylight Savings Time, those entering the contest must begin saving daylight. Those who save the most daylight by midnight of the last day of Daylight Savings Time will be awarded a prize,” the paper said. “Only pure daylight is allowed,” it continued. “No pre-dawn light or twilight will be accepted. Daylight on cloudy days is allowable. Moonlight is strictly prohibited and any of it … Continue reading Time we gave up on the folly of saving daylight?
It’s that time of the year again. The clock has ticked, the numbers have switched, and another year has gone by. Actually the day on which New Year takes place is purely arbitrary. The earth goes round the sun every … Continue reading Out-of-date calendar is making aliens of us all