Sunday, August 16, 2009

Naming the Days

I was actually wondering about the whole idea of labeling 'time' recently, & I saw a link about it on Neatorama.

You learn in school that the days of our week are named after Roman & Scandanavian gods. However, for some reason, the entire concept of having these periods of time named after ancient gods started seeming strange, like I was thinking about the cyclical Mayan & Aztec day glyphs.

Our perceptions of time and the descriptive terms such as days, seconds, weeks, etc, are taken for granted, but really have a huge influence on every aspect of how we experience life.

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