12 hour clock instead of a 24 hour clock.?

I have seen several explanations from simplistic to advanced mathematical as to why we might use a 12 your clock when a day is 24 hours. A closed question that Yahoo deemed to be answered was in my thinking only a description and not a reason. There must have been a superstitious or religious reason for dividing... show more I have seen several explanations from simplistic to advanced mathematical as to why we might use a 12 your clock when a day is 24 hours. A closed question that Yahoo deemed to be answered was in my thinking only a description and not a reason. There must have been a superstitious or religious reason for dividing a day in half. There is no logic to any other explanation that I can find. Can anyone help me understand a reason for the clock we use?
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