Logical Consistency Of Time Travel

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Time travel is not only complicated on a scientific level but a philosophical one. It raises questions about the intricacies of Time itself and whether or not Time functions on a A, B or even C series. It provokes us to ask whether or not “future,” “past,” and “present” are valid terms that can be applied to Time and if they are, whether or not all, some, or none these Times exist equally. While such questions have a significant weight in evaluating the logical consistency of Time travel, please note that they are not this paper’s central focus. Rather I will spend most of this paper focusing on explaining the logical impossibilities of Time travel through more concrete examples I have created and subsequent logical reasoning.
The concept of triumphantly causally interacting with past events through Time travel is logically impossible because doing so would create a multitude of contradictions. For instance, if I fail an exam on October 7th, receive an answer key to the test on October 13th and successfully stop myself from failing by traveling to the past in order to give myself the answer key before the exam
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Also, if the journal does not have entries, it implies that the time traveler cannot exist as an older version of the past self because if the years between 2005 and 2015 have yet to happen, it is impossible from them to be as an entity that has memories of these years. Since both arguments are logically sound, we must conclude that both are true. Thus, we reach the conclusion that Time travel proves to be contradictory yet again. And more than that, unlike with my failed exam example, it is from this contradiction there is no escape, meaning that Time travel to the past, in any fashion, is logically

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