John Titor

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Who is John Titor?

John Titor is the name used on several bulletin boards during 2000 and 2001 by a poster claiming to be a time traveler from 2036. In these posts, Titor made numerous predictions (a number of them vague, some quite specific) about events in the near future, starting with events in 2004. He described a drastically changed future in which the United States had broken into five smaller regions, the environment and infrastructure had been devastated by a nuclear attack, and most other world powers had been destroyed. To date, the story has been retold on numerous web sites, in a book, in a play, and the Japanese visual novel/anime Steins;Gate. Titor has also been discussed occasionally on the nationally syndicated radio show Coast to Coast AM.

Stein's Gate Stein's Gate is a somewhat educational anime (Japanese Cartoon) of only 25 episodes, which guides you through a John Titor's theories on Time Travel, more or less. Really worth a watch.

Why This Note? Well, John Titor gave quite a few interesting theories on Time Travel, some of which violate Einstein's Theory of Relativity to some extent. His proposed theories are being studied by various scientists, or at least so I am lead to believe. I do know for sure, however, that more than one of his theories have been validated and a book has been published on the same.

One of Titor's Claims

A Grandfather Paradox cannot exist As per one of his theories, Time is made of an infinite number of "World Lines", each forever running parallel to each other. However, in the event with two possible outcomes, a world line divides into two. For example, if a person is about to get hit by a car, there are two possible outcomes - One - He dies. Two- He somehow survives. Thus, that person's world line divides into two - one in which he survives, one in which he dies. However, he states something about some Memory disorders in which the person hit by the car is occasionally reminded of his death in the other world line, since both events of his escape and crash occur simultaneously. Basically - Titor claimed that the "Everett–Wheeler model of quantum physics", better known as the many-worlds interpretation, was correct. The model posits that every possible outcome of a quantum decision actually occurs in a separate "universe". Titor stated that this was the reason the grandfather paradox would not occur; following the logic of the argument, Titor would be killing a different John Titor's grandfather in a timeline other than his own.

A lot of John Titor's theories have been quite specific. Look at the link below ^^

Do take a look at this site -

Also, watch Stein's Gate to understand this better. Whether he was a hoax or a real time traveler, I believe his theories to be pretty interesting nevertheless.

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