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What does the following quote mean?

Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so - Douglas Adams
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Hi,

What does the following quote mean?

Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so - Douglas Adams



The real nature of time is a deep question that is not well understood by human beings, whetheer they are philosophers or scientists.

Time seems to go faster when you are doing something you like, eg having lunch, than when you are doing something you don't like, eg working.

Linking these two ideas, one important and one rather trivial, is intended by the writer to be humorous. Many people find the books by Douglas Adams very funny.

Best wishes, Clive
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It simply means that time is an obscure and abstract concept, but lunchtime is something that is even more obscure in the sense that it is not only time but it is a relative time that varys on the person (when is lunchtime to you?) and is really only in name a time at all.