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We have reasoned the plausibility of an original meter bound to the
second through the swing of the pendulum.
If our guess is true, then, despite the search
for standards taken from nature has been the motivation for
so many, long scientific and philosophical researches, at the
bases of the system virtually used all over the world there
are the throbs of our hearts. May be an original support to
the well known statement by Jean Jacques Rousseau
``Nothing is less in our power than the heart, and
far from commanding we are forced to obey it.''