We are often told time is like a river. Are there other useful analogies for

We are often told time is like a river. Are there other useful analogies for

We are often told time is like a river. Are there other useful analogies for time? For example: Time is like a bowl of jello with fruit: time is the jello and events are the fruit stuck in it. I guess what I'm really asking is does time have to flow? Is there another way of thinking about time?

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