"I imagined what a better person might do, and I did that instead."
May 6, 2019 6:32 AM Subscribe
Ted Chiang's Exhalation reviewed by Joyce Carol Oates - "'Past and future are the same, and we cannot change either, only know them more fully', our narrator explains. 'My journey to the past had changed nothing, but what I had learned had changed everything. . . . Nothing erases the past. There is repentance, there is atonement, and there is forgiveness. That is all, but that is enough.'" (previously: 1,2)
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