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RL-RANDOMLOGIC's avatar - usafce

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Is the lottery predictable?  In theory time travel is possible so I have to say yes.

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I will consider the opinion that my winnings are a product of chance if you are willing to consider

they are not.  Many great discoveries come while searching for something else

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    Is the lottery predictable?  In theory time travel is possible so I have to say yes.

    RL

     "In theory time travel is possible so I have to say yes."

    Since time travel is only a theory, doesn't that means anything based on it is only a theory too?  Proving one exists doesn't prove the other exists.

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      RL-RANDOMLOGIC's avatar - usafce

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      It depends on who you believe, some say time travel has already been achieved.

      RL

      Working on my Ph.D.  "University of hard Knocks"

      I will consider the opinion that my winnings are a product of chance if you are willing to consider

      they are not.  Many great discoveries come while searching for something else

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        RJOh's avatar - chipmunk
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        It depends on who you believe, some say time travel has already been achieved.

        RL

        Are these "some" who say this creditable?

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          Creditable to whom. 

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          I will consider the opinion that my winnings are a product of chance if you are willing to consider

          they are not.  Many great discoveries come while searching for something else

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            Creditable to whom. 

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            I assume creditable to you if you choose to believe them.

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              RL-RANDOMLOGIC's avatar - usafce

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              It takes more than just a belief for me to think something like that is possible and I am not talking

              about googling you-tube videos.   That's all I am going to say.

              P.S.  Let me ask you this, where does time go?  Does it pass away, does it burn up or just cease to

              exist?

              RL

              Working on my Ph.D.  "University of hard Knocks"

              I will consider the opinion that my winnings are a product of chance if you are willing to consider

              they are not.  Many great discoveries come while searching for something else

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                It takes more than just a belief for me to think something like that is possible and I am not talking

                about googling you-tube videos.   That's all I am going to say.

                P.S.  Let me ask you this, where does time go?  Does it pass away, does it burn up or just cease to

                exist?

                RL

                No where, it's constant.

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                  No where, it's constant.

                  I subscribe to the theory either we never learn to manipulate time or for some reason we don't. It's also possible we never develop it passed a certain point, where travel is limited to a decade or something. (Of course if travel were limited to a decade we could bring the technology back a decade to the point we were able to reach our goal).

                  The reasoning behind the idea that we never develop time travel is if we had at any point in the future did, why would we not bring clean energy to past generations, or the technology to prevent/reduce the smog/pollution, and the greenhouse gases?

                  It would make no sense to have time travel and not use it to prevent or reduce all the major things that will effect every person on the planet.

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                    I subscribe to the theory either we never learn to manipulate time or for some reason we don't. It's also possible we never develop it passed a certain point, where travel is limited to a decade or something. (Of course if travel were limited to a decade we could bring the technology back a decade to the point we were able to reach our goal).

                    The reasoning behind the idea that we never develop time travel is if we had at any point in the future did, why would we not bring clean energy to past generations, or the technology to prevent/reduce the smog/pollution, and the greenhouse gases?

                    It would make no sense to have time travel and not use it to prevent or reduce all the major things that will effect every person on the planet.

                    Very sorry to go off-thread like this:

                    I think that in order for a future to be as it is or will be, the past most also be as it was, because if the past was changed, that future  that would be, would no longer be in that way and if it would no longer be in that way, that future could no longer change the past in that way, so that change would never had happened.

                    So what really is that the past can't be changed by the future and the future can only be made by what happened in the past.

                    The great truth is that at all times (always) there is only the PRESENT, there is no past to go to and there is no future to go to, the present is always present as that is all that it is.

                    The past is not a physical thing nor is the future, the present is ever-present or omnipresent.

                    We can only exist in the present moment as we move forward what happened or what was becomes the past, but there is never a future, there is only the present time.

                    When we think about what might be or what we think that will be, that is the possible future or not possible future, but there is always what is and what was and all that exists is the present.

                    We go to the future only as we move forward and always it is not the future because as we are then on it, it is the present, so as time moves forward we travel in time towards the future, but we can't move backwards towards the past, as the past is gone forever, just as our present and the future to be will in time becomes the past and once it is the past it is beyond our reach forever.

                    There is no past to go to, there is only the future to go to and we can't ever be in the past nor in the future as we are always in the present time.

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                      High strangeness.

                      Not really off topic as it pertains to foreknowledge of what the next drawing will be.  At the risk of

                      sounding like a nut, I have witnessed it.  To travel within time is not like taking a trip but rather being

                      able to view events both past and future.  We cannot effect the past as it's written in stone so to say. 

                      The future is what it is and what it will be.

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                      they are not.  Many great discoveries come while searching for something else

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                        We have been able to forecast the future at times, not because we saw the future, but because when we so the past (draws), we saw cause and effect and that allowed us to make probability predictions, that didn't have anything to do with the so called supernatural (the mystic stuff), we understand that if you get hit hard on the head the chances of a headache are great, that if you don't eat, you get hungry, we try (tried) to make probability forecasts by reason of cause and effect, nothing magical about it, I only saw the past that I lived thru it and I sure can't see the future nor have I ever, it is the scientific art of prediction (probability prediction) probability based on my own reason, which often or at least sometimes is faulty and thus the prediction(s) fail.

                        After all, unlike GOD's mind, my own is very limited, I hardly see, hardly understand and hardly know.

                        Still I think that it is not too bad.

                        I do believe in the "Oracles at Delphi" and also in "Nostradamus", but mostly I believe in the scientific method of prediction.

                        Luck? I never made any accurate predictions by "luck", it was always by future probability as I myself saw probability and I don't see probability very well, so I didn't always predict right.

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                          We have been able to forecast the future at times, not because we saw the future, but because when we so the past (draws), we saw cause and effect and that allowed us to make probability predictions, that didn't have anything to do with the so called supernatural (the mystic stuff), we understand that if you get hit hard on the head the chances of a headache are great, that if you don't eat, you get hungry, we try (tried) to make probability forecasts by reason of cause and effect, nothing magical about it, I only saw the past that I lived thru it and I sure can't see the future nor have I ever, it is the scientific art of prediction (probability prediction) probability based on my own reason, which often or at least sometimes is faulty and thus the prediction(s) fail.

                          After all, unlike GOD's mind, my own is very limited, I hardly see, hardly understand and hardly know.

                          Still I think that it is not too bad.

                          I do believe in the "Oracles at Delphi" and also in "Nostradamus", but mostly I believe in the scientific method of prediction.

                          Luck? I never made any accurate predictions by "luck", it was always by future probability as I myself saw probability and I don't see probability very well, so I didn't always predict right.

                          I tend to think that time travel is a possibility when we talk about astral projection, that is, not physically being there. And what people call ghosts are a glimpse of those who are traveling by projection.

                          It may be the only time travel we ever develop.

                          In your other post, you referred to changing the future by changing something in the past. In my mind getting a traveller from one time to another changed the past the moment he arrives. 

                          If he gets on a bus, he changes the schedule the bus was on. Once he sits, he's taken a seat that would occupied by another passenger. If he says hi to a stranger, he's altered their day.

                          If he goes out to eat, his order displaces those those after. Again, he takes a seat that would occupied by another diner.

                          So just being there, he has altered time.

                          It would seem if stepping on a butterfly, an idea often used to show how the change in the smallest detail could significantly change the future, then he steps on the butterfly the moment his physical body appears in the past.

                          If he alters time to the pint there is no time travel, then it would appear he would cease to exist, completely, or be snapped back into his own time with no knowledge of his journey.

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                            Guys

                            What I am talking about is more akin to a crystal ball than a DeLorean DMC-12 with a flux capacitor.

                            Can the psychical body travel around in time, maybe, I don't know.   The way it was explained to me

                            is that the realm we exist in is not quite what we think it is.   There are all sorts of theories around

                            about time travel but none that interest me.   The now as we know it is something like cache memory

                            and the future is a very reliable prediction algorithm.   Is this algorithm 100%, yes and no. The small

                            stuff has it's own sort of rounding function but the main stuff is solid.  We can only effect so much in

                            our daily lives and as such we think our actions can change the future somehow.   If Einstein had fallen

                            off that buss and killed would we have relativity, yes, without a doubt. 

                            RL

                            Working on my Ph.D.  "University of hard Knocks"

                            I will consider the opinion that my winnings are a product of chance if you are willing to consider

                            they are not.  Many great discoveries come while searching for something else

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                              Guys

                              What I am talking about is more akin to a crystal ball than a DeLorean DMC-12 with a flux capacitor.

                              Can the psychical body travel around in time, maybe, I don't know.   The way it was explained to me

                              is that the realm we exist in is not quite what we think it is.   There are all sorts of theories around

                              about time travel but none that interest me.   The now as we know it is something like cache memory

                              and the future is a very reliable prediction algorithm.   Is this algorithm 100%, yes and no. The small

                              stuff has it's own sort of rounding function but the main stuff is solid.  We can only effect so much in

                              our daily lives and as such we think our actions can change the future somehow.   If Einstein had fallen

                              off that buss and killed would we have relativity, yes, without a doubt. 

                              RL

                              I agree. The mind is more powerful than we can imagine.

                              Nostradamus supposedly peered into a vessel of water or some concoction when writing his quatrains.

                              Edgar Cayce would go into sleep/trances.

                              Pythias (Oracle of Delphi) drank and bathed in holy water, inhaled fumes before giving her answers while in a trance.

                              There are/were people with abilities. Maybe we all have them in latent fashion. Maybe we;ve lost them as a result of dealing with the present, or convinced ourselves we can't possibly have them since science can't confirm them.

                              Of course, absence of evidence is not evidence of absence. - Carl Sagan

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