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Origin of the Seven Day Week

The 7 day week and 24 hour days are not western concepts

Why do we have only 7 days in a week? Why can’t we have 8 or 9? What is an hour? Why do we have only 24 hours in a day? Why can’t we have 30 or 40 units and call it an hour?

Our 7 day week is not a concept borrowed from Babylonians or the Romans as it is generally believed. During the Republic period, the Romans had an eight day week. The 7 day week is not really based on western calendar. The 24 hour day is often attributed to the Egyptians or the Babylonians yet none of these histories mention India which was

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Yuga's and Precessions

And the concept of time in history

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“The time concept of modern archaeology, and modern anthropology in general, resembles the general cosmological-historical time concept of Europe’s Judeo-Christian culture. Differing from the cyclical cosmological-historical time concepts of the early Greeks in Europe, and the Indians and others in Asia, the Judeo-Christian cosmological-historical time concept is linear and progressive.

“Hindu historical literatures, particularly the Puranas and Itihasas, place human existence in the context of repeating time cycles called yugas – thousands of years, and kalpas, lasting hundreds of millions of years. During this entire time, according to the Puranic accounts, humans coexisted with creatures in some ways resembling the earlier tool making hominids of

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Time Is An Illusion

“Being causes time and time causes being.”

Prof. dr. Wubbo J. Ockels is a Dutch physicist and astronaut. He is a Professor of Aerospace Sustainable Engineering and Technology at the University of Delft who is trying to stimulate a mentality change in our perception and understanding of physics and our universe.

Remember when

Bazooka Bubble Gum when you used to get 2 for a penny?

And penny gobstoppers, a sweet you could just get into your mouth.

All the girls had ugly gym uniforms?

It took five minutes for the TV warm up?

Nearly everyone’s Mom was at home when the kids got home from school?

All the girls had ugly gym slips

It took five minutes for the TV to warm up

Nearly everyone’s Mum was home when the kids got home from school

Nobody owned a purebred dog

You’d reach into a muddy gutter for a penny

Anybody remember Bazooka Bubble Gum when you used to get 2 for a penny?

And penny gobstoppers, a sweet you could just get

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IF I HAD MY LIFE TO LIVE OVER

I would have gone to bed when I was sick instead of pretending the earth would go into a holding pattern if I weren’t there for the day.

I would have burned the pink candle sculpted like a rose before it melted in storage.

I would have talked less and listened more.

I would have invited friends over to dinner even if the carpet was stained, or the sofa faded.

I would have eaten the popcorn in the ‘good’ living room and worried much less about the dirt when someone wanted to light a fire in the fireplace.

I would have taken the time to listen to my grandfather ramble about his youth.

I would have shared more of the

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