Only a Flat-Earther Would Want to Time Travel

A philosophical view, with a dash or two of science, on what’s wrong with the assumption of time travel.

The idea of time travel has long captured the human imagination. 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 both…




Philosophy is a way of life and the unphilosophical life in not worth living.

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Douglas Giles, PhD

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Philosophy professor reaching beyond the ivory tower and digging deeper., @DGilesPhd,

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