El arte del tiempo, Alan Watts

28Sep14

Asi como demorarse no es muestra de paciencia, apurarse no es una señal de seguridad.

“Me cansé de necesitarte”.

“There is indeed such a thing as “timing” — the art of mastering rhythm — but timing and hurrying are … mutually exclusive.”
Clock time is merely a method of measurement held in common by all civilized societies, and has the same kind of reality (or unreality) as the imaginary lines of latitude and longitude. The equator is useless for stringing a rolled roast. To judge by the clock, the present moment is nothing but a hairline which, ideally, should have no width at all — except that it would then be invisible. If you are bewitched by the clock you will therefore have no present. “Now” will be no more than the geometrical point at which the future becomes the past. But if you sense and feel the world materially, you will discover that there never is, or was, or will be anything except the present.

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