No, You Don’t Want to Time Travel

What’s forgotten when imagining time travel

Douglas Giles, PhD

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The idea of time travel has long captured the human imagination. How many times in novels, movies, and TV shows have the plots involved characters traveling back in time? What an exciting thought to be able to witness events in the past or see what will happen in the future!

Time travel has been a staple of science fiction since its modern inception with H.G. Wells’s The Time Machine. It is overused now as a plot device, but the dramatic possibilities of time travel intrigue…

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Douglas Giles, PhD

Philosopher by trade & temperament, professor for 21 years, bringing philosophy out of its ivory tower and into everyday life. https://linktr.ee/dgilesphd