What If Time Travel Is Possible?

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What if Time Travel was Possible? The theories behind time travel vary greatly, but most agree that time travel can have very serious consequences.. Of course, time travel is just theoretical but there are a lot of papers done that study and report on what may happen to the people of the universe and to the universe itself if something as crazy as time travel were possible. Time travel has become a very well known concept because of popular culture. Movies like Looper, Back to the future series, and Terminator have shown their views in how they believe time travel works. There are also tv shows like Doctor Who that states "People assume that time is a strict progression of cause to effect, but actually — from a non-linear, non-subjective viewpoint — it 's more like a big ball of wibbly-wobbly... timey-wimey... stuff.".
The idea of time travel is an amazing concept and can have amazing benefits theoretically. In theory, you could go back in time and help the world solve its problems and make the world a better place, right? The problem with that idea is called the butterfly effector also called the chaos theory. The idea is that if you step on a butterfly in the past, it could dramatically change the future. When talking about time travel, the meaning of this statement is that anything could change the future and it may be different when you get back. For example, in the movie Back to the Future, Marty McFly has a friend named Doc Brown. Doc finds a way to make a…

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