Showing posts with label Geert Vancompernolle. Show all posts
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"In case it has not been answered yet, here's a simple mathematical explanation as to why we think time goes faster when getting older. When you're 2 years of age, then 1 year is 50% of your life. Which is a very long time. Relatively, of course... However, when you're 100 years old, then 1 year is "only" 1 percent of your total life, which is a "very short time". Again, relatively... This makes us "think" that, the older you get, the faster time flies (which is, of course, absolutely not true). But it gives you that impression, since you have already had some time with which you can compare in length (of time). And that's the clue to the whole story. As simple as that..." - Geert Vancompernolle

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"In case it has not been answered yet, here's a simple mathematical explanation as to why we think time goes faster when getting older. When you're 2 years of age, then 1 year is 50% of your life. Which is a very long time. Relatively, of course... However, when you're 100 years old, then 1 year is "only" 1 percent of your total life, which is a "very short time". Again, relatively... This makes us "think" that, the older you get, the faster time flies (which is, of course, absolutely not true). But it gives you that impression, since you have already had some time with which you can compare in length (of time). And that's the clue to the whole story. As simple as that..." - Geert Vancompernolle
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