The model for Time we currently live by, the linear continuum, is not a sufficient model in several crucial respects. In this thesis, after critiquing the linear model, I introduce a new model for Time, the Labyrinth. By tracing its roots in the Minoan civilization and in Greek myth, I reveal the Labyrinth as a structure whose creators instilled certain values in it. Beginning with these values integral to the Labyrinth, I transform it into a new model for comprehending Time, with the help of Jorge Luis Borges, a contemporary Argentinean author. This new model, the Spherical Labyrinth of Time, challenges us to focus our lives around communion with the Divine presence in Nature and in one another.
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Lindquist, Benjamin J., "Exploring a New Model for Time, the Labyrinth" (1997). Honors Theses, 1963-2015. 631.