What If You Could Stop Time?

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Shared May 30, 2019

If you had a device designed to freeze time for everything but you, life wouldn't be anything like what you'd expect. You wouldn't catch up on sleep, or rob a bank while no one can stop you, or cheat on an exam.

Instead, you'd be left blind, deaf and unable to move a single muscle. How can time freezing go so wrong?

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