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Killing Hitler isn’t the solution

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There is a common sci-fi trope that if time travel became possible the first thing any sane person should do is travel back in time to the early 1930s and kill Adolf Hitler. This would stop the rise of the Nazi Party and prevent the holocaust and World War II.

But it wouldn’t. All it would have done is delay what happened by a few years.