RE: Logic

From: Wade T.Smith (
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    Hi Lawrence DeBivort -

    >How would you build a clock that would last 10,000 years? (It may throw
    >some light on the longevity area of memes.)

    Like that old adage, you don't make anyone an actual clock, you teach
    them what time is. (Well, some people learn what time is, sometimes. You
    can't teach all the people all of the time....)

    And if society is determined enough, methods of telling time (hours and
    minutes) will persevere, technology will mirror it (analog or digital),
    artifacts will be made (watches).

    Or they won't.

    Time will tell.

    And that's the space I took.

    - Wade

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