You see, it seems sort of selfish and silly. Surely, if I had a time machine the responsible thing to do with it would be to kill Hitler or explain Scarlet Fever to pioneers. Perhaps I could sneak in Mrs. O'Leary's barn and remove the lantern.
As anyone who is interested in SciFi knows, though, that's just big trouble. If you make changes that are too great to history, you completely alter the future. I may come back to find that I don't exist or that my kids don't exist or that our nation is a police state. You never know what effects even the smallest change might make on humanity. Have you seen Ashton Kutcher in Butterfly Effect?!?
So, keeping in mind that I would have to keep my actions small to limit their consequence on humanity, here are my
Five Things I'd Do with a Time Machine
|How much joy your aqua|
behind could bring.
|They'd never even know I was there.|
|I wanted a Japanese Maple.|
|I'd wear a peasant blouse and a long|
flowy skirt, too. Because, that's why.
My time machine has a wardrobe.
Like the TARDIS.
4. Walk the Prairie - The one thing that I would truly love to see that I know I can never see is what the world was like when it wasn't ours. When you could travel forever and never see another human being. When the sun set without touching a house or a car or a road. When the world was wild.
|Okay, now smile, me.|
What about you? Where would you go and what would you do?