There were two twins. One went on a round trip into outer space. When he got home he was younger than his brother, because
His heart, brain, and bloodflow “clocks” had slowed down during the trip. This is because time has a material or “length” aspect.
The space twin was surprised on his return to discover how much older his brother was (Capra 1975, p. 170).
This narrative is a modern “myth,” because although it did not actually happen, it serves as a metaphorical description of a reality which is otherwise difficult to explain, much as Genesis I “explains” creation to Abrahamic peoples or the Persephone myth “explains” the seasons and perhaps a psychological aspect...
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