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There are two logical ways of dealing with time travel paradoxes: Stable time loop. When you travel to the past, whatever you do, you won't actually change anything (which pretty much implies there is no free will). In fiction, the way this is often done is that the time traveller attempts to change the past, but doesn't succeed, because it was him who ...


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My belief is that the audience is guided towards the nonsensical belief that there are two dimensions of time - ordinary time, and "meta-time" - that is, that before "now" in "meta-time", the universe had such-and-such a history, but one second later in "meta-time", history was "changed", and the past became a different past. This doesn't actually make ...


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1. A henchmen would presumably rather be in jail than dead. Would you willingly let yourself be murdered, if you knew that justice would come to the murderer? Just because it's likely that the police will find your body after you get shot, does not mean that you would happily be killed by an armed man. The henchmen would logically carry guns if they ...


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X-post from chinese.stackexchange - courtesy of Andrew Martin, Lei Chen, and with help from Jordan McBride The dialog says: "随着神秘的Rainmaker在中西部的暴乱事件中继续他的帮派战争, ..." My translation is : "As the mysterious Rainmaker continues his gang war in the Midwest, ..."


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I don't think they addressed it directly, but it looked like old gas-burning cars that had been retro-fitted with solar power (and electric engines, one assumes.) The "pipes" would presumably just be covering the electric cables that run from the panels to the engine. If the car no longer uses gasoline, then the cavity where the gas tank was would be a ...


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The highest voted answer makes sense, but it seems to omit a third possibility, which happens to be the theory I subscribe to. There are many theories. I like this one the most because it makes sense (to me) and is consistent with how the (real world) universe tries to solve similar paradoxes, e.g. when two objects try to occupy the same space at the same ...


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Because when you kill yourself you have no one to blame but yourself. To answer the four questions asked from someone below your question; If it would be better they sent yourself to kill first to close the loop from the get-go and erase all traces you’ve ever existed, then so would be your contract closed and you could walk free by doing just one job. Of ...


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