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Where would you go if you had one chance to move through time?

My question is simple. Where (or more importantly when) would you like to go if you had one chance to move through time, past or future?

Lets say hypothetically the rules are, if you do anything, it might provoke future implications e.g killing Hitler would solve World War II. Also, on a more important note, if you kill someone it might affect your existence e.g if you (for some weird reason) kill your grandfather, you would cease to exist. This meaning you CAN interact with the world around you.

For arguments sake, stepping on a butterfly won't change the entire course of civilization and meeting yourself won't result in the end of the world or yourself exploding etc.

Any way, where and when would you go if you had the opportunity?

I for instance (taking this from Back to the Future 2) would like to tell a past self to bet big on a race and win loads of cash if I were feeling pretty selfish!

Realistically, I don't know really know where or when I would like to go, so I am asking you lot to give me inspiration as I know you will!


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      Jul 9 2012: that certainly needs elaboration
    • Jul 9 2012: Yes I would like to know more about this?
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        • Jul 11 2012: Is it solely because of this man that evil existed though?

          Would someone else not theorize the same ideas as Kant did?

          I think people are evil, because they are just pure evil and not because of the ideas a person once formulated.

          Although it's a good idea trying to get to the root of a problem i.e taking out Kant instead of Hussein.

          By the way I'm not denouncing your theory, I would just like to hear more!
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        • Jul 15 2012: Are humans not the slightest bit evil by nature though?

          Surely not every human is good through and through?

          I know I'm not! I have my flaws (not comparing myself to a genocidal maniac however...)

          There is no way for us to be truly pure, its our nature to want to break the rules, be different and escape normality. You could argue thats what many people you have described beforehand had done, albeit for all the wrong reasons.

          Right and wrong are also points of view.

          "One man's terrorist is another man's freedom fighter" - Gerald Seymour
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        • Jul 15 2012: What if however, someone is born a murderer?

          If their primal instinct is to kill, not out revenge or for personal gain, but just because it is their urge and want to. Much like I feel I was born to be creative and create music, if someone feels the same way about killing to relieve their addiction.

          It is not a right or wrong for them necessarily because they don't know any better maybe.

          Obviously we would judge that person to be immoral, a sinner, sick or however you want to phrase it, but if we changed our accusations of immorality, that person could still be out in the world killing people and it may one day affect you directly. So the concept is not a bad thing.

          Even if this person was obsessed with killing people who he deemed immoral, or were killers themselves, how would that be judged under this new law of morality?

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