daverupa wrote:any given timeline which is being recollected will be more heavily populated with memorable instances, and the experiential sense of this will be of it having taken place over a longer time compared to those unmindful periods where fewer memorable instances are recalled.
Well this certainly makes sense (except to say that the mindful
periods are those with less memory recall at the time, so feel shorter)
daverupa wrote:I think this handily connects the two senses of sati found in the suttas.
Ah, you've gone beyond my level of understanding know. I've just always translated sati as 'mindfulness' and not been aware of two different senses of the word. This warrants further investigation