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When it comes to time travel, they say everybody kills Hitler on their first trip. And why shouldn’t we? That guy ruined a lot of things, to put it simply. But time is a river, and a river always corrects its course. Going back in time to unmake a great wrong only opens up the great paradox of how one could unmake said wrong if said wrong no longer occurred. Events are unchangeable, I once heard in a movie, destined to unfold the way it will no matter how often you feed your DeLorean glowing popsicles. And let’s not create any new dimensional realities; those are messy.
But I digress.
So now you’re floating violently through time, sans your primary directive and not feeling up for the gravitas of meeting Jesus just yet. You might as well stay in Berlin and do some sightseeing. From the Cold War to the permanent collections in the National Museums in Berlin, the capital city of Germany (besides being crazy historic itself) houses a wealth of artifacts stretching well back in time. read more »