It seems like time is passing by so quickly more so than ever. I wake up in the morning and head to work and before you know it, the day is over already and I’m back home again.
I hypothesied that “Time is proportionate to age. The older you are, the faster time passes by”
Unfortunately, I was standing next to Chan, a mathematics teacher who was sitting closeby started to debate about how flawed my hypothesis was.
Chan : Time doesnt go faster as you grow older! You just feel that it goes faster as you have more work to do.
The only way when time can go faster is when you go against the speed of light! Einstein already stated in his theory of relativity that if you want to go against the speed of light, your mass has to decrease while your volume increase which is impossible!
Thus time can never go faster. It is always constant. Time is always 24 hours a day. If time were faster, we would have 23 hours or less in a day.
Me : But Chan, time *is* going faster. You do know that there is evidence that the black hole is pulling the solar system closer.
That in turn, already disbalances the entire timeframe and effects the rotational spin of the planet. That would definitely affect time.
I think we must have
argued debated some more for a little while. It surprises me how lively I get into these type of discussions when I keep failing my physics and maths (back in my schooldays)
Why do you think about the relationship between time and age?
Cartcart : If time itself was actually slowing down or going fast, we couldn’t even notice it. It’s all about our PERCEPTION of time.
Our perception is that time goes faster because of a given while, let’s say 1 year, is a lesser fraction of our lived time so far.
Like, when you are 5 years old, 1 year is 1/5 of your life
when you are 60 years old, 1 year is 1/60 of your life
Hence, you see it flowing fast. This has nothing to do with actual time speed – that thing doesn’t even exists since time is used to define speed.
If the whole universe goes on faster, our brain is included. and we can’t notice any difference
The best statement I’ve heard today was by Sin
Time doesnt go faster! You’re just slow!
Ok fine. My hypothesis isnt valid then.
Back to the drawing board I go.