BEGINNER'S MIND / EXISTENTIAL SHIT

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I believe anything is possible. The older I get, the more I realise I know nothing and strive to retain a beginner's mind. I've been having severe short term memory issues in the past few weeks (likely trauma related) and seriously, it's potentially funny how I get locked in a time loop trying to remember simple things! Did I mention I believe anything is possible?


There is so much in the universe (and our own bodies even) that is unknowable. Something is not impossible just because current scientific 'rules' wouldn't permit it, and merely unproven until we evolve more advanced theories. I like to think that 'fiction' enables us to unshackle ourselves from mental constraints. Who wouldn't love the idea of a time travel app ?


I love Professor Hawking who makes no secret that he utilizes visualisations and imagination. But, if we're basing time travel 'rules' on BTTF and Doctor Who (big fan!), please see below. Back to the Future is considered one of the most flawed 'time travel' works of fiction. I actually love this film, so knowing that still doesn't make me enjoy the story any less. 


http://www.preposterousuniverse.com/blog/2009/05/14/rules-for-time-travelers/


“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... time-y wimey... stuff.”Steven Moffat, Dr.Who


“If the Universe came to an end every time there was some uncertainty about what had happened in it, it would never have got beyond the first picosecond. And many of course don't. It's like a human body, you see. A few cuts and bruises here and there don't hurt it. Not even major surgery if it's done properly. Paradoxes are just the scar tissue. Time and space heal themselves up around them and people simply remember a version of events which makes as much sense as they require it to make.”Douglas Adams, Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency 

Created: May 02, 2017

Tags: woowoo, make like a treee, timey wimey, non-linear time, time loops, shit in a good way, existential, beginner's mind, timelines, science is the art of trial and error, thoughts, time travel

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