“It is just an illusion here on Earth that one moment follows another one, like beads on a string, and that once a moment is gone, it is gone forever.” ~ Kurt Vonnegut, from Slaughterhouse Five

Some more beautiful time-lapse photography for your Sunday afternoon. Stolen from my compatriot Izaak Mak on I Want Ice Water

7 thoughts on ““It is just an illusion here on Earth that one moment follows another one, like beads on a string, and that once a moment is gone, it is gone forever.” ~ Kurt Vonnegut, from Slaughterhouse Five

    1. I think that it means that life isn’t linear with one thing following another. But in fact things don’t always progress logically or unfold cleanly, and it is rare indeed that events in our lives leave us forever. We keep them with us as memories.

      Does that help?

    1. Sorry it took a bit to get back to you. I haven’t been on in a few weeks. The quote is from Billy Pilgrim, p. 27, his second letter to the newspaper.

      1. It’s been far too long since I’ve enjoyed some great Vonnegut. Think I’ll dig out my copy of Slaughterhouse Five and take it for another dance! 😀

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