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Time Travel Tuesday: Time Travel in literature – Memoirs of the Twentieth Century

Memoirs of the Twentieth Century, by Samuel Madden I confess. I could not make it through the book. If I can find an easier copy to read, I will, but this – though free – is not an easy copy … Continue reading

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Time Travel Tuesday: Time travel in myth – Rip Van Winkle

Rip Van Winkle, courtesy of openlibrary.org. As with King Revata and Urashima, Rip Van Winkle’s travel through time is to the future. Luckily for him, it’s a not so distant future, and although some things are very distant, he is … Continue reading

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Time Travel Tuesday: Time Travel in myth – Kronos vs. Chronos

Kronos. Father of Zeus, Poseidon, Hades, Demeter, Hera, and Hestia. All of whom he swallowed at birth, or thought he did – Rhea swapped a stone for Zeus. Apparently it took five for her to get fed up with that … Continue reading

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Time Travel Tuesday: Time Travel in movies – Source Code

I finally got around to watching Source Code tonight. Spoilers abound, so don’t click if you haven’t seen it (or at least, if you don’t want the movie spoiled):

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Time Travel Tuesday: the Ontological Paradox

Wikibooks Intro to Philosophy, section on paradoxes Bootstrap paradox Wikipedia entry on time travel Sadly, those are the best sites I could find with┬áreferences to the ontological paradox (also called the bootstrap paradox). In one version of this paradox, you … Continue reading

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Time Travel Tuesday: Time Travel in myth – Urashima

Urashima As with King Revata, time travel for Urashima involves time passing much more quickly than he realizes. In this case, he also has been given a box, which he is not to open – like Pandora – and which, … Continue reading

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Time Travel Tuesday: Time Travel in movies – Somewhere in Time

When I first started writing The Damnation of Bronte Grey (and that was not the name of it), I thought it would be a romance. Then, when my brain began giving me dreams of new plots every other night, I … Continue reading

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Time Travel Tuesday: Experiments

Kairos-Chronos An experiment to get time travelers to appear in various parks around the world on June 21st, 2025, at 0235 GMT. It takes into consideration shifts in culture, language, and technology.

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Time Travel Tuesday: Conventions

MIT, May 2005 On May 7th, 2005, MIT held a convention for time travelers. No confirmed time travelers were there, but would they actually admit it? This jump-started my brain, of course. So… Yes. Time travelers were there. Granted, it … Continue reading

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Time Travel Tuesday: Time travel in myth – King Revata

The problems of being an indecisive King… let this be a lesson. King Revata took his daughter to visit Lord Brahma. He needed advice as to which suitor to choose for his daughter’s hand. When a moment finally came for … Continue reading

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