clockwork man: time uses us

Since the invention of the clock, time can be wasted, which converts time into a resource to be controlled and mapped into productivity. Time can be used and optimized, pushed and manipulated, for our desires.

Instead, consider that time can use us.

Each process takes the time that it takes. Time guides our reactions and dictates outcomes. More is not possible; only acceptance (acquiescence) to the pace.

There is fear in the simplicity implied: we are only a mechanical appendage of time, a clockwork man performing at a heteronomic tempo. Yet, this reality has always existed and is quite preferable to modern anxiety and pressures of escalating production.

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