[LMB] GJ&RQ - A start for Ch 12
marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Wed Nov 2 03:03:49 GMT 2016
On Mon, 31 Oct 2016 17:25:56 -0400, Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com>
>What if there were time machines, it were possible to change the past...
>but you gained knowledge about the future proving that altering your
>personal regrets makes the future much, much worse.
>What if there were people whose job it was to enforce the tragedies
>everyone wants to alter to save their future?
>Be glad these things do not exist. Be very glad.
You could probably fill a bookshelf with stories on that premise.
The End of Eternity, the Change Wars, Barrier(?), Time Patrol....
"It is better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies,
the robber baron's cruelty sometimes sleeps, his cupidity sometimes satiated;
but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end, for they do so
with the approval of their own conscience." C.S. Lewis
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