Hello, and sorry I haven't posted in a while. I still have Batman vs Superman, and Star Wars: The Force Awakens to review. Having said that, I have been a bit ecstatic since I found Back to the Future finally hit Netflix.
I watch a lot of tv and movies, many that involve alternate universes and time travel. My least favorite are backflash episodes. Though I love BTTF, I can't help but complain about its temporal physics.
If you went back in time and endangered your own existence, how can you have existed to go back in time in the first place?
If you go to the future how could you run into yourself? Someone would have listed you on a missing persons list, and eventually you'd have been declared dead.
My only deduction is that history is preordained. God, or time, or whatever, knew what you would do and knew that you would survive to keep the timeline intact. Or maybe it was dumb luck. At least in these movies they know it's just fun. They don't have to be logical.
I'm sure I'm overthinking it, but what the hell. It's 1am on a Saturday night. Also, I need to get back to writing in any form.
As always, thanks for reading. And, try not to run into your future self. It'll create a paradox and destroy the universe.