Warlock wrote:we are clever and can learn as we go. but we have a limited time on the planet, so by going back and correcting mistakes we could see what else might be. we can learn more and more.
That's true... However, would you have any moral implications in doing so?
I sometimes wonder what would have happened if Hitler had never been allowed to live. Another person would have filled his void, I'm sure, but I wonder if he could have been any worse?
Would the saving of so many lives, not only of the Alliance fighting against Germany, but of the Jews murdered in the concentration camps and during the Haulocaust. Sure, our history would unfold differently than it already has, but would it be worth the price?
Should we interefere in nature's natural selection procress? If we could go back and save animals from exinction, should we? What effect would that have on society?
When you start pulling on the threads of a tapestry, before long, the entire tapestry will unravel.