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Time Travel to the Past with no paradox.

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posted on Jun, 29 2007 @ 04:22 AM
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Ok im going to try and explain what im thinking so dont laugh if it sounds dumb.

Lets start from a dot, the dot represents a beginning(universe?). From that dot every possibility branches off, in which all other possibilitie's branch off from those and so on and so on.

As you can imagine this tree will get big real quick. Every atomic second a new possibility is branching off from the last branch and all the other branches. These instances are picture's of life, a picture taken every atomic second of every possible scenario. Like a giant picture album.

So as time goes by the tree of instances expands and gets bigger. All possibilties are recorded and the the picture tree grows bigger one atomic second at a time in all possible directions.

Time is the DVD player so to speak that plays these events.
Now as you can imagine after a couple billion years you have a super gigantic tree of different possibilties that completely boggles are puny minds. But mathmatically it is possible.

You are alive because that was the chain of events leading up to this present moment on that particular branch chain. However on other branches things were different so you might not even exist on another dimensional branch.

This leads me to believe that if traveling back in time is possible then it wont upset the future because all the different future scenerios exist. All possibilties exist.
After making contact with the past you will change the future but thats ok because that possibilty has already been laid out for you. You will just have to return to that particular branch. Thus no paradoxes.
I believe there are many dimensions and we cant grasp it with our earthly brains.
Sorry if I wasted your DVD player


[edit on 29-6-2007 by earth2]




posted on Jun, 29 2007 @ 05:43 AM
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What would happen if one of the possibilities became a reality (in terms of a person's time line, a single choice would propel you along a single path until you come to a cross roads where you must choose from several other choices. However, for every choice you make, every other possibility is destroyed)? How can you travel to a point in time that no longer exists?



posted on Jun, 29 2007 @ 06:02 AM
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All the possibilities become reality and nothing is ever destroyed.
Everything exist at the same time on different dimensions.
All possibilities exist. Like a family tree.



posted on Jun, 29 2007 @ 06:14 AM
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If a possibility is destined to become a reality at it's inception, what makes it a possibility in the first place? Since when does having extra "dimensions" (I don't think dimension is the word you're looking for) mean there are infinite time lines for infinite possibilities?

If you take a look at a family tree, you'll see that it took 2 people to create a third (or more if that third person has siblings). If one of the former 2 persons chose not to be with the person that created the third person, the offspring, (decided to marry Person F instead of Person Y) the family tree would fall apart. Why? Because one of those two persons chose to go a different route, destroying all other possibilities, many of which led to your existence. So you see, it is our choices that create our reality. By making a choice, you are destroying all other possibilities, and so you must live with the choice you've made. To say your choices don't really matter because every other possibility simultaneously exists alongside your reality seems like a cop out.



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