[LMB] GJ&RQ - A start for Ch 12

Marc Wilson 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>
wrote:

>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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