Time is Boring

Idiomatic expressions indicate that we find time to be an unarousing concept, in need of association with exciting things to make it more amusing.

Thermoaesthetics

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Jacob Jordaens’ “Triumph of Time.” Photo from WikiArt. Public domain.

“What a devil hast thou to do with the time of the day? Unless hours were cups of sack and minutes capons and clocks the tongues of bawds and dials the signs of leaping-houses and the blessed sun…

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Thermoaesthetics

A concept of aesthetic complexity based on universal animal preferences for mixtures of simple, more and less exciting physical and psychological opposites.