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If time can be considered as the sequence of events that flow through a given point; and if all events travel by means of fields that expand as spheres at C ; then can we consider time as spatial distortions that expand as spheres at C ? Instead of looking at time as a line that leaves behind a record of the past as it moves on to a future which lies further down the line, perhaps time is interwoven with space, changing with it. The electromagnetic events that will cross my position in one second are traveling towards me from a collapsing sphere 300,000,000 meters in radius (my future). The electromagnetic waves that crossed through my position one second ago (my past) have now traveled outward to form a sphere 300,000,000 meters away. All of these traveling waves cross each other and form interference patterns as they cross. My past is not sitting somewhere preserved like a picture I could travel to in a time machine. Instead that energy is expanding through all space, traveling through other energy fields, existing as present moments wherever interference takes place.
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