Timeless Things That Aren't Really Timeless

By Sakthi Karnan

If you know of any other examples of timeless things that aren't really timeless, tell me about them here: For short thoughts, follow me on Twitter: WORKS CITED/FURTHER READING: Benjamin Franklin's letter to Joseph Priestley, 1772: Robert Kaplan, "The Nothing That Is: A Natural History of Zero" Nils-Bertil Wallin, "How Was Zero Discovered" Hanne Blank, "Straight: The Surprisingly Short History of Heterosexuality" Thomas Rogers (interview with Blank) "Why Heterosexuality Didn't Really Exist Until the 19th Century" Karl-Maria Kertbeny wikipedia: Liah Greenfeld, "Mind, Modernity, Madness" Viviana Zelizer, "Pricing the Priceless Child" STUFF: Read my latest short story, "The Harbor", here: To buy my first novel, Big City: To buy or listen to my first album, New Disguises: For business inquiries email: