I spent a lot of time walking to classes in college. This was when I first experimented with time travel. The campus was large, the walks were long, monotonous, and occasionally wind-whipping cold. There was plenty of time to let my thoughts wander. I would often fantasize about instantaneously arriving at my destination.
I guess I should have been contemplating teleportation, but, instead, I thought about time travel. Perhaps not the time travel where I would come face-to-face with the future me and we would both be sucked through a wormhole or something. No, I just wanted to immediately (at least mentally) arrive in my future state to avoid the rest of the 40-minute walk. So, I decided to start small and simply send messages to myself in a future state.
The experiment looked something like this:
- Take note of my current position: passing the fountain in front of the library