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There's something deeper here, Bill, and I love it. Is it better to know our time and become a slave to it, or forget our time and become a slave to the rituals that will invariably replace it?

Time and watches are a theme in many of your works. I'm curious if there is a conscious reason, or if you just gravitate toward stories that explore that dimension?

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To quote the great 1970s philosophers Chicago:

Does anybody really know what time it is? Does anybody really care?

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Really enjoyed this. It was unusual in not a try-hard sort of way. Looking forward to reading more of your work.

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Cats have their own timing.

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Well that was timely. Watch out for the close minded. That one wound me up.

Alright, I will stop now. Another engaging watch story, Bill. ๐Ÿค“๐Ÿ‘

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Oct 22, 2023ยทedited Oct 22, 2023Liked by Bill Adler

Whoa. This may be the creepiest thing I have ever read, Bill. There is a deeper message here that I do not even have sorted out yet, because thinking about it makes me uneasy. I am going to the kitchen for another cup of coffee....

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A great story inspired by an everyday item. Excellent writing. But it depressed me, because that's just the way man tends to treat any new idea. It's blasphemy, against some entity they can't even comprehend.

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I totally enjoyed this, Bill! Loved how they were trying to figure out how the discs worked! And what they were for.

I has the pleasure of teaching English to a group of watch makers in Mexico. They showed me some of the most amazing hand made watches, and spoke of one in particular that took a year to make! Mind blowing!

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