A clock is a simple device. It tells us the time, let’s us know how many hours we have left in the day. Yet, the clock has also achieved something more remarkable.

The Dawn of Time

Humans have always had a way of measuring time. Our ancestors used the rising of the sun and its setting as a natural basis for the beginning and end of the day.

Time’s Up

Far from freeing us, the development of accurate time-keeping has restricted us. Our jobs have specific hours we must be sat at our desks. Our TV and radio shows are played at the same times throughout the week. The sports we love are all bound by the laws of the clock.

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