Jump to content
Curious Cosmos
PaulaJedi

Consciousness and Time Travel

Recommended Posts

Let's discuss consciousness and time travel.

 

 

Two people are in a time machine traveling to the future together. 

 

 

Are two separate timelines created, one for each person's consciousness, or are they both traveling on the same timeline?

 

 

If a time traveler is traveling alone, did he create a timeline within his very own consciousness and not within the people that

didn't travel with him?  Is this why he experiences the time travel and people "back home" do not?  Or do they?

 

Is consciousness irrelevant and only a physical thing?  Personally, I do not believe this because of one thing: Perception.

The time traveler can perceive the change in time.  If this weren't the case, he'd be oblivious to the whole event as if nothing happened at all.  He is AWARE the time travel occurred.  Is this not consciousness? 

 

 

On the flip side, you could send a rock through time with a time machine and that rock has no self awareness or consciousness.

If it arrives at the other time, it indeed time traveled.  The only awareness would be if people or animals witnessed the rock's arrival as well as the awareness of the person who sent the rock through time.

 

 

So, what is your opinion? Does consciousness play a role in time travel? 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I think it does.  Perhaps "time waves" are those series of unfortunate or fortunate events, that suddenly, seemingly for no reason, these events occur.  I was thinking about it, but perhaps, this type of thing is a time wave or the result thereof.  I have no scientific proof or anything to offer for my theory, it's just a thought.  I think the experiences would be the same.  Kind of like being trapped in an elevator, the same basic experience, but one guy may panic, while the other guy lights up and waits for the mechanic.  

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


×
×
  • Create New...