Time ... What If There Was No Beginning?

@KrauseHome (33853)
United States
March 6, 2011 8:19pm CST
I just came from responding back to another discussion started on here, and it got me thinking about time. What if there was no Beginning? Then there would never have to be an end. In all things we do in life it all often revolves around time. The amount of hrs. that we spend working, sleeping, eating, posting online, etc. We even have to abide by them sometimes just in order to function each day as a whole. But I guess if you are your own Boss, etc. then a lot of this is not true, and this may not always pertain to you, but for those of us who work it is a Big factor and often times is one of the biggest problems for Stress on a whole as well. But overall have you ever thought about what if there was never really a beginning? Would you truly be who you are today, and how would you know what to do? Just something to think about... Feel Free to share your thoughts. ~~TINA~~
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@GardenGerty (92330)
• Marion, Kansas
7 Mar 11
I used to imagine that I did not exist, but was only part of someone else's dream. It is a strange feeling.
@debrakcarey (19925)
• United States
8 Mar 11
I finally broke down and watched the Matrix. NOW that is a scary thought. Kinda like being just someones dream, but even worse.
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@KrauseHome (33853)
• United States
21 Mar 11
Well not wanting to exist is something that often a lot of us will face in life especially if we have had a moment when we might have felt a little down and depressed. But personally I think if it just for a fleeting moment it can often be a wake up call as well.
• India
7 Mar 11
Many things could have been described in different format if there were no beginning and I think there should be some science fiction movie based on your question considering the world without the time constraint... But if you say just about beginning then it must be some Philosphy things and then you must search for "Sunya" Philosphy ... Thanks...
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@KrauseHome (33853)
• United States
6 Jul 11
Good way to look at things, because there would be nothing to base things on without a beginning.
@shyraaaa (29)
• United States
7 Mar 11
if there wao bginning then there woukd be nothing nothing at all no you no me no nothing
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@KrauseHome (33853)
• United States
6 Jul 11
Something definately worth thinking about huh?
• United States
7 Mar 11
I have given it thought and usually at low points in my life. I am ever so grateful though that at times I refrain from thinking this way because I have to admit that I am glad I had a beginning and do understand that someday there will be an end for me. So I try to concentrate with the middle hoping the end does not come any time soon.
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@KrauseHome (33853)
• United States
5 Jul 11
This is some great ways to look at things my friend. Yes, there was a beginning and there will be an end. It is up to us to continue to choose how to live it and make the Best of everything in the end.
@pschenck (100)
• Canada
7 Mar 11
This is similar to something that goes through my mind a lot. Is there a beginning to everything. Most people would answer yes. Because something can't exist before the something that made it, or the something that made it, etc. etc. BUT where did the first thing that existed come from? How could there be nothing, then something. There always has to be something to get something else. So there had to be a beginning. But how did it begin from nothing? You have to have something to get something - it's a question that just runs in circles over and over with no answer.
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@KrauseHome (33853)
• United States
16 Mar 11
Personally when you do look over things in your life, nothing going on usually does mean something. You just need to take the time to look at it with both eyes and examine if it is important to want to know more for sure. I know that with many things we all need answers. And many times there are none to be had. To me that means time to explore more until more results can be found.
@commanderxo (1496)
• Canada
7 Mar 11
You just might be correct with this one. Reason being..."time", in itself...is merely a man-made monitoring device. I believe, that the Earth and all it's wonderful creatures, have always been here. EVENTS "in time" are what have altered man's growth, knowledge, and perception of the world around him/her. Time is linear, and CO-INCIDENTALLY travels WITHIN the speed of light. It is only man who breaks it down, based on the movement of a less than 24 hour day rotation of the planet. Space, and all IT'S wonderfulness, has always been here. Atoms, gases, ice particles, and molecules combine alike around stars to form planets. If conditions are in sync, then lo and behold...LIFE. Therefore...life has always been here too. commanderxo
@mantis36 (4238)
• Philippines
27 Jun 11
i don't know how to start my reasons... it's hard to answer if time was no beginning... yet the answer is already on my mind... but it is hard to express it, very hard to explain....
@mythociate (14193)
• Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
7 Mar 11
It's a ring; no beginning and no ending, EXCEPT where something starts on the ring and where one stops on the ring. We measure out that time in beginnings-&-endings (starts-&-stops)--days, minutes, seconds, weeks, years, hours, etc.--and thus start-and-stop on each other's rings when we need to. Wow! A whole `nother level of quantum physics---positing that each intellectual organism has its own 'reality-ring' ... Excuse me while my mind boggles.
@megamatt (14333)
• United States
7 Mar 11
I think that you would have to really go back a long, log time to look at the beginning of time. Just like I think when the end happens, it may in fact be a long time from us. Or maybe not so long. Who really knows what is happening in this world these days. Time is such a funny thing in the sense of that it never is what it truly seems to be. Still when you think about it, the only time that should matter to us is the time that we have in our life. We could have a day, a month, a week, or years and years to come. There is a beginning when we were born and really an end when we pass on from this world. Everything before that is ancient history and everything after that is the future. Its just that simple.
@savypat (20248)
• United States
7 Mar 11
Beginnings drive humans crazy, just think of all the money, time and energy that goes into research of the big bang. And when or if this is discovered what will it do to affect our lives? But beginnings may have no value in the future and knowledge of them useless, they still bug us.
@derek_a (10903)
7 Mar 11
I guess the thing is here that there is something called infinity, meaning wihout end. Only in the relative (dualistic) world, do things begin have a duration and then end. But this goes on forever into an infinite future, and stretches back into an infinite past. But there is always now. Only now. Everything else exists in the mind, which only reflects reality and isn't reality itself. What is real? It seems to me that awareness is real. It is always present in the never-ending here and now. _Derek
@BarBaraPrz (18013)
• St. Catharines, Ontario
7 Mar 11
Yup, something to think about. Forgive me if I don't. I just don't have the time right now.
@debrakcarey (19925)
• United States
7 Mar 11
Wow, you took on a BIG subject here. I look forward to a time when there is no time to worry about.
@bird123 (10429)
• United States
7 Mar 11
Time is important in this physical world. You choose your actions then in time consequences return. How could anyone learn without it?? Of course, time also aids in the control of the lessons themselves. Deja vu is when a change was made. The body can be fooled, however since we are all spiritual beings in our true natures, the spirit can't. The result Deja Vu!! We know!!!