Logical Possibilities In The Film Terminator One

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“The paradoxes of time travel are oddities, not impossibilities” (Lewis, 2009, p.310). This essay will, firstly explain the differences between logical and physical possibilities in order to analyse the storyline in the film Terminator One. Drawing on that definition, this essay will give two examples supporting the logical possibility of the film Terminator One. The first defense supporting the logical possibility of this film will be on the subject of the grandfather paradox while the second on the concept of causal loops.

A logical possibility is a conceivable concept without contradiction. Therefore, for a logical possibility to be without contradiction this means that the statement cannot have two opposing features. For example, if an individual named Aaron was to hold a coin above his head and drop it, it is
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Whereas a physical possibility must comply with the laws of nature. Although it is logically possible for the coin to float to the ceiling, physically it is an impossible statement due to gravity (which prevents the coin from floating to the ceiling), and the coin will fall to the floor. This definition of logical possibility is going to be applied to argue and provide examples to support the logical possibility of the story in the film Terminator One.

This essay has two arguments to support the logical possibility of the storyline in Terminator One; the grandfather paradox and causal loops. To begin with, this essay will analyse a concept called the grandfather paradox and show how this theory supports the story of this film. The plot of this film is in 2023 the world is in nuclear war; The Terminator who was created by Skynet, time travels back to

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