The movie of Ray Bradbury’s “The Sound of Thunder” uses time waves or ripples to perpetuate changes from the past into the present. But is it accurate? Should we wave goodbye to them?
It’s probably one of the most commonly asked questions in time travel – to what time and place would you like to travel?
Can we accept that church bells chiming “now” aren’t for ‘just’ now but that they’re a link through time where the past is connected through the present and into the future?
“What would you change in your past” is a common question, but often not much thought is given over to the morals of changing the past. This article explores whether we should change our past at all.
Dutch cities Zwolle and Deventer are similar in appearance but only because being removed from an age dims the fine detail. Time isn’t fractal – the pattern isn’t visible and identical at all scales.
Return to Sender by Fred H. Holmes is a time travel novel with a solid method of time travel and a plot which is firmly rooted in historical accuracy. Carleton goes back in time to change key moments in the American Civil War to set America back on track. But there are problems…
Perhaps we don’t understand or know about history as much as we think we do!
Do we have a free will when we make a decision with time travel? Is the past fixed, and the future a set fate or destiny? The linear model of time doesn’t account that knowledge of the future affects the past, when even logic would suggest that is so. Alternative (multidimensional) models, such as those given by quantum mechanics would perform better. The future is yours. So is your history!
Yesterday (or was it last week? 😉 ) I posted a timely thought which explained why history is important. I … More
I’m not one for history. It relates to things in the past. Not necessarily forgotten about, but it’s been, it’s … More