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Re: Travelling Into The Future Is OK .

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Posted by Galnew Einhaw on July 30, 1999 08:31:00 UTC

OK, so we agree on the time Dilation/Travel issue, except for the name, funny you know, at first I was confused about what you were trying to say, but were talking about he same thing, just calling it something different, which has no effect on the phenomenon what so ever, so I'll drop it!

Now for a more heated arguement :)

Travelling Back in time:

This I have no personal opinion on as of yet, as I do not know enough about the details (mathematics) of Quantam theory OR General Relativity. However, from what I have studied it is very interesting what possibilities are still open.

Somewhere someone mentioned that travelling back in time would cause the person to travel not only backwards in time but also 'sideways' and into a different reality (such as the ones predicted by QM, as you were talking about). This would eliminate the Grandfather Paradox, because if you killed your grandfather in an alternate reality/universe then you would not be born in THAT universe, and would still have been born in your own.

I find this interesting, but nothing to get excited about, as it provides no means or method, and these alternate realities are still rather shady.

I mentioned earlier about the Twin Paradox being destroyed by the laws of Physics, what I meant was exactly what you said, 'Nature does not allow paradoxes'. Thus if there is the appearance of a paradox, the laws of nature will weed out whether it is true or false, we just have to dig deep for the answers (assuming we can understand them).

Please note that through out my post I use the laws of Physics and nature interchangebly, as well as alternate realities and universes.

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