Category Time Machines

Redefining our Relationship with the Future – Part 2

Currently we are treating the future like colonizers of the 19th and early 20th century where treating their overseas colonies. On one hand, we are extracting resources from that “colonized future”, but on the other hand we are projecting some high tech dreams into it, pretending that economic growth can go on indefinitely. But just […]

Building a Time Machine

In this article, I am explaining how to build a time machine that can be used to send raw materials into the future. How can this be done, and what would it be good for? As you will see, it is technically possible without breaking the laws of physics. And it could even be useful. […]

How to Stop Burning Fossil Fuels

If future people had a time machine through which they could buy things from us and send us money for it, what would they buy? One option would be: coal, petroleum and natural gas. By burning fossil fuels, we are damaging the planet, putting future people into trouble. So if they could, people of the […]

Trading with the Future

By shifting debts into the future to let later generations pay for them, we are exploiting the people of the future. Or are we? By shifting debts into the future, we are, in a way, transferring money from the future to the present. For example, if a government takes a credit and spends the money […]

Trans-Temporal Exploitation

In the years before 2008, some bankers made tremendous profits. Where did all that money come from? One could say that it came from the future. The schemes used to make those profits where all, in a way, variations of credits. In a credit, you get a lot of money at one time and have […]