An illusion. In the astral realm, time and space are non-existent. Dreams seem confusing to the physical brain because of this: it cannot comprehend the abstract world of timeless and space-less form. Everything just “is” – at one moment, an object is perceived as a totality of its existence. Cities are perceived the way they were as well as the way they will be in the future, now. This is not perceptible in the objective realm.
Time was created by mankind’s objective conciousness. It is a valuable tool to assist us with the seasonal planting and harvest. However, we let it become a ruling entity that controls us. Is the animal kingdome ruled by time? No: it is in harmony with natural cycles – something that man has largely forgotten to his detriment.