September 24, 2018
#2050: 6/6 Time
[Cueball and White Hat are walking to the right. Cueball has his hands up in an explaining position.]
Cueball: Under my time system, the sun rises at 6 am and it sets at 6 pm, as it should.
Cueball: The length of the second is different each day and night, and the current time shifts with your latitude and longitude.
Cueball: Today is one of the two days each year when my clocks run at the same speed as everyone else’s.
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Time standards are so unfixably messy and complicated that at this point my impulse is just to try to make them worse.