Essay on Economics: Time Travel and Teenage Mutant Turtles

Submitted By Hector-Cardenas
Words: 559
Pages: 3

Can I Go Back In Time? Probably one of the most popular topic in science-fiction of all times has been the idea of time traveling. In cinema and literature this topic has been used uncountable times. I personally love the work that was done with “ Back to the Future” as well as numerous films and TV shows: “The Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog”, ”Teenage Mutant Turtles” and “American Dragons”. These, as well as many others are dedicated mostly to one question: how can an individual affect or even change their entire life in the present by making even slight corrections in their own past? In my opinion, this is one of the most common, natural, and inmost ponderings. When I was a kid I often dreamed about having a remote control that would allow me to save certain movements throughout my life time, so that in case I failed to do a task I could always load my life from that check point or just rewind, like on movies and video games. I imagined all the possible things I could do with this devise. Going through my past and changing the smallest choice I’ve made throughout time could change my whole life; Saving others from risky situations; Preventing harmful events that happened throughout life time such as wars; I guess, every child has dreamed to be a superhero of some sort, and made no type of exception. As I got older, my life experience became extremely diverse. In many situations I had no type of idea of how to act properly, what decisions to make, which path to fallow upon; Naturally, I committed mistakes just like any human. Many of my actions back then turned out for good in the future, some mistakes delivered me and people around me many painful moments. Mistakes are unavoidable, they allow us to learn, become wiser and motivate us to do better for the future. Still sometimes I would love to go back in time and make correction. Would I try to make people act in different ways or tell them what to do ? I don’t think so. I would warn myself about awaiting consequences of most of my reckless choices. I would…