If you could travle back in time Or to the future which would you choose and why?

Posted by: Crystal_aka_CJ

  • The Future

  • The Past

52% 15 votes
48% 14 votes
  • To See that my son was well and not doing stupid things.

  • Why go back in progress?

  • Three reasons, the past was mostly terrifying, especially for a black man, if I go to the future I can see more of the fate of humanity unfold and also, if I go to the future, I'm more likely to find a time machine so I can return to the present.

  • I couldn't mess stuff up

    Posted by: basils
  • we know what happen in the past you numptys

  • 58539672 Almost convinced me. It's better to be safe than sorry.

    Posted by: reece
  • Yea, why go back? Much rather see what's next.

    Posted by: TBR
  • If time machines exist in the future, then I could use the time machine in the future to go back to the past if I ever feel the desire to do so.

  • To begin lets go look at what the past has to offer. People in the past were persecuted and were made outcast for being a certain way, such as gay, christian, or black. If you are in one of those groups life would be terrible. Even if someone weren't in one of those groups, they would feel guilt for those other, less fortunate people. Those that say they would go back in time to change the outcome of the event are forgetting that they would need to go through a lot of barriers to even be eligible to make a change. The butterfly effect also shows us that one small change can have a drastic effect when traveling back in time, which can lead to the worse. However, if we go into the future, there is many great, promising things to come. Technology advancements makes life easier, or greater. Robots could develop to a point where they are able to do our jobs and we can relax and do what we want, not the famous thought-of outcome robots taking over the world. Heck, we could even live for a longer time span, maybe even forever, without the problem of feeling depressed to others death, as that too would be more rare. Traveling into the future shows great new innovations that can make you feel better about life from the present then going back in time to the tedious past, with tedious but mandatory laborious tasks to be done.

    Posted by: VgAcid
  • I would travel to the future because I get to see what I would be doing before it even happens

  • Go to Sarajevo in 1914, and patient ally wait for the assassination of Franz Ferdinad, watch the July Crisis unfold, might bring some popcorn too:3

  • So many changes to make. So many questioned to be answered.

  • So many things we have no idea about, why not change that if we had the ability to do so?

  • As cool as the future would be, I'd rather invent Facebook and Snapchat and stuff and become a billionaire. I'd rather have lots of money and re-live a dozen years or so than have moderate money (assuming I can take some to the future) and live in the future, where money is probably needed more.

  • I have questions that need answering; so much to fix and so little time to do it. If you want to know the future look behind you.

  • See adults as children.

  • Kill all the scumbags so there is less suffering in the history books.

  • You would be able to stop major f*** ups in your life before they happened, also i would go o a brothel...

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Vox_Veritas says2015-10-09T00:02:30.9841918Z
1. Would you have to stay in whatever time period you entered or would you just be visiting? 2. If the latter is the case for question 1, would you be able to visit many different time periods or just one? 3. If question 2's answer is "Yes", then would you be able to visit timelines of both the past and future?
triangle.128k says2015-10-09T00:05:11.3624283Z
In reality, time travel to the past is impossible. Time travel to the future on the other hand is possible, our technology just isn't advanced enough to travel more than a couple seconds.
Crystal_aka_CJ says2015-10-09T00:05:49.6445829Z
No,on 2 ,and you pick for 1
Crystal_aka_CJ says2015-10-09T00:07:23.6807801Z
And dude, I know, but still, Its like a 'what if' question,
Vox_Veritas says2015-10-09T02:08:53.7218289Z
Time travel to the past is possible if you're able to find a way to reverse entropy and create a machine which can calculate all actions performed in the Universe after Point X. To perform true time travel you'd have to do this with the whole universe. However, one could create a local time reversal where time everywhere else in the Universe goes on as normal.
Vox_Veritas says2015-10-09T02:14:49.9702797Z
For instance, "time travel" in the context of the solar system could be performed the easiest. Just an Earth-level change and different levels of solar activity (as well as that of stellar bodies like the Moon) would prevent the redo from occurring like the original. And, of course, conventional astronomy and stargazing on a solar system level would be different. 2000 years or so is not enough time to result in a differing nighttime sky (assuming that orbital artificial satellites were accounted for), so as long as you do it on a solar system level it'd play out largely in the same manner (though something from another stellar system could potentially provide interference). Also, for you to travel back in time and get to experience it from the perspective of a time traveler it'd have to be altered to include you where you didn't exist before (or at least not in that form).
Vox_Veritas says2015-10-09T02:16:13.6502889Z
*When talking about a different stargazing experience on an Earth-level redo I was referring to Jupiter, Saturn, Mars, Venus, etc.
Vox_Veritas says2015-10-09T02:18:45.5036091Z
If I visited the future I could perhaps experience immortality whereas if I went to the past it'd be an interesting experience but then I'd die. Plus, the future would doubtlessly have simulations just as interesting, if not more so, than visiting the past. So yeah, I'd pick the future.
Vox_Veritas says2015-10-09T02:20:31.0084380Z
Just to cite one example, being stuck in SAO would be just or almost as interesting as being transported back to the WW2 era.
TBR says2015-10-09T15:32:27.6248657Z
Taking the question at face value, discarding the discussion of how that is taking place, there are many things I would love to watch unfold. Say the beginning of life on the planet, or actual examine the validity of Christ's miracles. Sure, fun stuff. But, bopping around in the future has much greater appeal, AND the chance of some of my history questions answered definitively too.
ImmortalVoddoler says2015-11-20T14:48:56.6269167Z
@armogeden if you kill all the scumbags, more scumbags will fill their place. Maybe they would be more merciful, but if you kill "all" of them, then there will likely be at least one who wouldn't be as merciful as the original.

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