Future

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Time

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The future is the time after the present. Its arrival is considered inevitable due to the existence of time and the laws of physics.
Time is the indefinite continued progress of existence and events that occur in an apparently irreversible succession from the past, through the present, to the future.

Present

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The future is the time after the present.
It is a period of time between the past and the future, and can vary in meaning from being an instant to a day or longer.

Science fiction

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As depicted in many science fiction stories and movies (e.g. Déjà Vu), a person traveling for even a short time at near light speed will return to an Earth that is many years in the future. Some science fiction authors construct a postulated history of the future called a "future history" that provides a common background for their fiction.
Science fiction (sometimes called sci-fi or simply SF) is a genre of speculative fiction that typically deals with imaginative and futuristic concepts such as advanced science and technology, space exploration, time travel, parallel universes, and extraterrestrial life.

Past

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In the philosophy of time, presentism is the belief that only the present exists, and the future and past are unreal.
The past is contrasted with and defined by the present and the future.

Eternalism (philosophy of time)

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The opposite of presentism is 'eternalism', which is the belief that things in the past and things yet to come exist eternally.
Some forms of eternalism give time a similar ontology to that of space, as a dimension, with different times being as real as different places, and future events are "already there" in the same sense other places are already there, and that there is no objective flow of time.

Reality

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In the philosophy of time, presentism is the belief that only the present exists, and the future and past are unreal. Due to the apparent nature of reality and the unavoidability of the future, everything that currently exists and will exist can be categorized as either permanent, meaning that it will exist forever, or temporary, meaning that it will end. In the philosophy of time, presentism is the belief that only the present exists and the future and the past are unreal.

Futures studies

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Future studies, or futurology, is the science, art, and practice of postulating possible futures.
Futures studies, also called futurology, is the study of postulating possible, probable, and preferable futures and the worldviews and myths that underlie them.

Future history

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Some science fiction authors construct a postulated history of the future called a "future history" that provides a common background for their fiction.
A future history is a postulated history of the future and is used by authors of science fiction and other speculative fiction to construct a common background for fiction.

Time travel in fiction

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An alternative future or alternate future is a possible future that never comes to pass, typically when someone travels back into the past and alters it so that the events of the alternative future cannot occur, or when a communication from the future to the past effected a change that alters the future.

H. G. Wells

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Examples include H.G. Wells' The Shape of Things to Come (1933)—written in the form of a history book published in the year 2106 and in the manner of a real history book with numerous footnotes and references to the works of (mostly fictitious) prominent historians of the 20th and 21st centuries.
When originally serialised in a magazine it was subtitled "An Experiment in Prophecy", and is considered his most explicitly futuristic work.

Scientific law

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Its arrival is considered inevitable due to the existence of time and the laws of physics.

Western culture

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In the Occidental view, which uses a linear conception of time, the future is the portion of the projected timeline that is anticipated to occur.

Special relativity

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In special relativity, the future is considered absolute future, or the future light cone.

Causal structure

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In special relativity, the future is considered absolute future, or the future light cone.

Light cone

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In special relativity, the future is considered absolute future, or the future light cone.

Philosophy of space and time

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In the philosophy of time, presentism is the belief that only the present exists, and the future and past are unreal. In the philosophy of time, presentism is the belief that only the present exists and the future and the past are unreal.

Philosophical presentism

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In the philosophy of time, presentism is the belief that only the present exists and the future and the past are unreal.

Belief

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In the philosophy of time, presentism is the belief that only the present exists, and the future and past are unreal. In the philosophy of time, presentism is the belief that only the present exists and the future and the past are unreal.

Existence

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In the philosophy of time, presentism is the belief that only the present exists, and the future and past are unreal. In the philosophy of time, presentism is the belief that only the present exists and the future and the past are unreal.

Karma

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Religions consider the future when they address issues such as karma, life after death, and eschatologies that study what the end of time and the end of the world will be.

Afterlife

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Religions consider the future when they address issues such as karma, life after death, and eschatologies that study what the end of time and the end of the world will be.

Eschatology

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Religions consider the future when they address issues such as karma, life after death, and eschatologies that study what the end of time and the end of the world will be.

Prophet

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Religious figures such as prophets and diviners have claimed to see into the future.

Divination

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Religious figures such as prophets and diviners have claimed to see into the future.

Probability

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Modern practitioners stress the importance of alternative and plural futures, rather than one monolithic future, and the limitations of prediction and probability, versus the creation of possible and preferable futures.