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Old 06-23-2009, 06:18 PM   #7
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When the string theory is explained, the two ends of the string are labeled as birth and death. Therefore, if Sam's leaping fits into the string theory, he should be able to go forward from the day he leaped as well as backwards...unless, when he leaped, he brought about his own death.

Personally, my belief on why he didn't leap to the future, it would be a lot harder to write that story. There's a familiarity when Sam's leaping to the past. Events, fashion, slang, etc. that you can associate with. Leaping forward, you lose that familiarity and, intead, there's conjecture which could end up seeming a bit hokey.
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