True Detective lawn scene from Kingpin: Undeniable proof that time really is a flat circle.
Proof That Time Really Is a Flat Circle
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Feb. 20 2014 8:51 PM

Proof That Time Really Is a Flat Circle

“Someone once told me time is a flat circle. Everything we’ve ever done or will do, we’re gonna do over and over and over again.” – Detective Rustin Cohle, True Detective.


Forrest Wickman is a Slate senior editor. He writes and edits for Slate’s culture blog, Brow Beat.

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