- Time can only be acquired and utilised in finite quantities.
- Time is completely inelastic.
- Time is free (but not cheap).
- Time, in and of itself, is a neutral quantity; it only takes on certain characteristics based on how it is used.
- Time is the only resource that everyone has exactly the same quantity of, no more, no less.
- Time is the universal currency: everyone, everywhere, is spending it on something.
- Time is the only resource that is essential for every undertaking.
- Time has no intrinsic value - on its own it's worthless,
- Time only becomes valuable when it is used or spent on something of value.
- Time can never be created or destroyed.
- Time can't be killed, only wasted on worthless activities.
- Used, Time's potential value is limitless.
- Unused, Time's actual value is worthless.
- Time can't be stopped (or started).
- Time can't be stored.
- Time can't really be "saved".
- Time can't be transferred.
- Time can't be traded.
- Once gone, Time can't be replaced.
- Time can't be substituted.
Thursday, November 18, 2010
Some thoughts on the characteristics of Time as a resource: