Lily has just arrived at Morgan and Circe’s college apartment. As far
I'm sorry. I'm just, like, as a person, so predisposed to be super super late to everything, so like I tend to get ready for things so early, to make sure that I'm not late? All my clocks are set ten minutes fast. I used to have them five minutes fast, but I got used to that, like I just re-adjusted, so I've just upped it to ten minutes? So now I'm so early to everything! But it really makes you realize that time is just such a constructed idea entirely, you know? That's like that, whatsit, School of Rock--no, sorry, ohmygod, Schoolhouse Rock song, Little Twelve-toes? Where like, if human beings had twelve fingers and twelve toes we would all count base twelve instead of base ten, right? Like, one hundred would be one hundred and forty-four, actually, in terms of how many units, but we'd call it one hundred, still. The actual numbers of time and counting are just so almost entirely irrelevant to the concept as a whole, you know?
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