Re: TimeTravel

Brian D Williams (
Wed, 21 Oct 1998 10:49:01 -0700 (PDT)

From: Dan Fabulich <>

>Into the future? Absolutely. Backwards? Almost certainly not.

>Consider: if we were develop backwards time travel at some point
>in the future, then someone could have gone back in time to some
>point before today. If time travel will be discovered, then it
>has already happened.

>Thus, due to the very nature of time travel, if it hasn't happened
>already, we can safely assume that it never will.

Heh,heh, nice try Dan.....

This assumes we live in the past, not the present. If we are (as I believe) living in the present, the future hasn't happened yet.

But it was fun to reason out. "Is it time for the tea party yet? I'll get my hat... Where's Alice?"

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