The “River of Time” is a commonly used model of the passage of time where time flows in one direction. But in which direction?
It’s probably one of the most commonly asked questions in time travel – to what time and place would you like to travel?
“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.
A non existent high school alumni group points to whether I have a past school life and asks whether my memory of it is simply a figment of my imagination.
Darth Vader and Doris Day would make a good couple – they both believe the future is fixed. If that’s the case, the need for time travel may be under question. What do we expect from time travel if our destiny is fixed and the past cannot be changed?
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