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It is possible for humans to travel in time????i was watchinga bunch of videos on it...

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maixilee | Student, Grade 10 | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted March 18, 2012 at 2:37 AM via web

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It is possible for humans to travel in time????

i was watchinga bunch of videos on it and was wondering if it was possible cause there was this guy who went under the sink in the kitchen of his house, somehow saw himself in the future...

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wordprof | College Teacher | (Level 3) Senior Educator

Posted March 18, 2012 at 4:41 AM (Answer #1)

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The phrase "Time travel" is really a metaphor:  the speaker is saying, "As space can be traveled in, can time, also, be traveled in?"  It is nothing more. However, since we are using the word "humans" we could say "Yes, but not the physical part of humans."  We "travel" through time whenever we remember details from "our" past or project possibilities that might occur in the future.  But as you can see, "traveling" to those "places" is only argument by analogy.  And, as far as our physical self, it "travels into the future one day at a time, and the atoms that make us up have existed for a long time.  The paradoxes that present themselves (can you travel to a time before your birth? etc.) should be all we need to dismiss this idea; just because we can utter a statement doesn't make it reasonable. 

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elekzy | Student, Grade 11 | (Level 1) Valedictorian

Posted March 18, 2012 at 11:08 AM (Answer #2)

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Its not possible to 'time travel'. I feel its just one of the imaginations of man. The only way one can time travel is mentally by remembering past events and experiences. Its impossible to do so physically.

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richon | Student, Grade 10 | (Level 1) Honors

Posted July 25, 2012 at 8:32 AM (Answer #3)

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It is possible to travel in time some time in the very future. If people from the future change things in the past, then the world of the future would change and they would not be able to do what they did. Therefore, there is no point in going back in time. Going forward then back in time for information may cause history to change and the future to change accordingly.

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trina2005 | Student, Grade 9 | (Level 2) eNoter

Posted March 18, 2012 at 3:24 AM (Answer #4)

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it is not possinle for humans to travel in time because if it was possible you would have heard about it, and if in that case was possible it would be a fenomen that could change our world as we know it. people would have travelled back in time to change the mistakes that they did and not learn from them in the future

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