This very morning I was thinking -- that is, the thought occurred to me -- how, if I were to live my life over again, what might I have done differently? The next moment I didn't know at all, that perhaps I did, somehow, after all, make the right choices, no matter what the choices I made might look like in retrospect.
Do our present lives hinge on one choice we made, or was there choice at all? I wonder.
I suppose that science fiction deals with this theme. Had we taken a different turn in the road, how would the rest of our lives have played themselves out then?
At the time, could we really hav