“The first mechanical clocks were invented around the 14th century by monks looking for a way to regulate the day for prayer and spiritual duties. Local businesses asked the monks if they would be willing to let the community surrounding their monasteries make use of their ingenious clocks. They agreed. Now it is about 700 years later, and the clock rules the world.
“We live by the clock, sleep by it, eat, drink, work, and die by it. It is everywhere. . . .” Read More