The Time Lab

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The nature of time is still a mystery to physicists.
Physicists use time in many equations as  a 4th dimension,  along which matter is remorselessly driven, a one way street that we are forced along at a constant rate. The arrow of time. Basically physicists have no further understanding than that. If you don't believe me, go and search.

In the 1928 book The Nature of the Physical World, , Eddington states:

“ Let us draw an arrow arbitrarily. If as we follow the arrow we find more and more of the random element in the state of the world, then the arrow is pointing towards the future; if the random element decreases the arrow points towards the past. That is the only distinction known to physics. This follows at once if our fundamental contention is admitted that the introduction of randomness is the only thing which cannot be undone. I shall use the phrase ‘time’s arrow’ to express this one-way property of time which has no analogue in space. ”

Eddington notes about this arrow, it is recognized by consciousness and common sense dictates that without it, there would be no sequence to events, which would be nonsensical.