The clock keeps ticking. It has never stopped and it will never stop either. Seconds turn to minutes to hours and just like that, an entire day had passed before you can fully realize it. Time works in mysterious ways. It’s like a jigsaw puzzle that you can’t seem to complete. But then again, we humans are the only ones who are so obsessed with time. None of the other species wear a tiny dial on their wrist that tells them what time of the day it is! They don’t have fancy wall hangings to tell time either. And they probably don’t have the world split into time zones either. Not like that’s going to bother them. Humans are the only species who have to go out of their way to video call their clients, family or friends in different time zones!
Animals don’t care about time. But how does the rooster know when it’s time for him to crow. It’s not like the Sun updates him on his whereabouts. On a side note, I have heard many roosters crow at the wrong time of the day. So maybe all of them don’t have a fabulous internal clock. How do the birds know when it’s time to start hunting or building nests or even migrate! How do animals figure out when it’s time to hibernate and when it’s time to come out of hibernation? They rely on the light and dark and the changing seasons to guide them. Their senses are acutely tunes to Nature’s gentle guidance unlike us. Maybe we have let ourselves stray far from Nature in our quest for development and new technologies.
I know this post is nothing like my usual stuff but I have been weighed down by migraine since yesterday. I am feeling better now but I’m feeling very much tired. Do let me know if this post made any sense to you by reaching out through comments. It might take me a while to respond to your comments but I will get around to replying to each and every comment eventually.
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