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Eternity is long enough for a joke. - With Hermann Hesse

Eteeernity is for quick ones too.

Eternity is not something that begins after you're dead. It is going on all the time. We are in it now. - Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Solid forewarnings fit for the love-life may also suit the after-life a lot in the Here-Now.

A human life is a schooling for eternity. - Gottfried Keller

Eternity's Sun may indeed rise.

I have been blessed to see visions of eternity; and events in my future that have been important for me to foresee, have been revealed to me. - Clayton Christensen

Further Thoughts to Consider

The Eternal Spirit may be said to exist during all moments in time.

Despair beyond is a bad thing to avoid by living well here in time while on earth, accruing merit, according to Buddha's counsel.

The concept of 'time' matters in the great Here-and-Now.

To some, eternity seems like being for a limitless amount of time. Others use it to refer to the timeless being alighting on past, present, and future time - and both outside time and inside time.

The "endless knot," used in Tibetan Buddhism, is one symbol of eternity, among others.


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Gitt, Werner. 2001. Time and Eternity (Zeit und Ewigkeit). Neptune, NJ: CLV. ⍽▢⍽ Before his retirement, the information scientist Werner Gitt (1937-) was Head of the Department of Information Technology at the German Federal Institute of Physics and Technology (Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt). What is time? Science is unable to answer this question, tells Dr Gitt. Even so, he seeks to present a concept for understanding time. A surprise to some! The third part of the book deals with human constructs of eternity. However, if time itself cannot be explained tolerably well by a scientist, eternity seems out of his explain-reach too. In the light of such main points, Gitt seems too pretentious and obstinate to "doctrinate". His creationism is not mine.

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