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Is time real or an illusion?

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Asked by Gabbar Singh, 20 Sep '13 04:25 pm
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Diverse thinkers, from the ancient Greek philosophers through contemporary quantum cosmology and eternal inflation theory, have called time an illusion. For them, the perception of time passing from present moment to present moment is an artefact of our psychology, so that anything real or true is real or true eternally and timelessly. The belief that reality lies in a timeless realm of truth, rather than in the flow of events our perceptions show us, might be supported by scientific argument but equally it reflects a metaphysical prejudice. Contemporary attempts to extend quantum theory to the cosmological, to encompass the whole Universe and not just a sub-system of it, are often couched in equations which suggest time is emergent from a timeless reality. But these attempts suffer from problems, both technical and conceptual, that are even more challenging than the usual conundrums of quantum theory. Several advances in the study of quantum gravity have shown that our four-dimensiona ...more
Answered by Ataur Rahman, 20 Sep '13 04:38 pm

 
  
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We call anything as real if we can see , touch , feel them . We can never see ,touch time and every nano second vanishes so it can never ever be recalled , just as it is said that we can never set our foot in the same river again since as we lift our feet and put it again , the water beneath is gone for ever . If we are with the girl who we love , hours pass as if in seconds . When we wait for someone we love , every second looks as if it is an hour . That is the litmus test to ascertain that time is merely an illusion .
Answered by RAMASWAMY VENKATESH, 21 Sep '13 06:10 pm

 
  
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Its real
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 20 Sep '13 06:17 pm

 
  
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Time is really an illusion
Answered by dhanendra kumar jain, 20 Sep '13 04:42 pm

 
  
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Time is frame dependent, so it is not absolute
Answered by ambuj kumar, 20 Sep '13 04:29 pm

 
  
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