June 26, 2017

It’s About Time

By: Mike McDaniel    Science fiction often uses time as a plot device. We live in linear time, one thing happens after another, one thing comes before another, sometimes causing what follows. My recent movie critique on Arrival, somewhat explores that issue. What if time were not linear? What if cause and effect were out the window, and we lived, continually traveling through time, perhaps randomly, perhaps at will? While it’s easy to imagine some of the consequences of such an existence, it’s impossible to imagine them all. We can know with certainty only life would be very different, perhaps unimaginable.

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Mike McDaniel is an Air Force veteran, a veteran of civilian police work, a classically trained singer, high school English teacher, certified firearm instructor, woodworker, fencer, author, playwright, bicyclist and blogger. His home blog is Stately McDaniel Manor.