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Thus, for Tom to precognize the event today, the neural impulses may have to follow various pathways through the networks until a pattern is activated that is similar to the one which will be activated tomorrow.
Because the present and future associations are similar, a resonance occurs, and Tom might be able to precognize the knowledge that he will be successful in fulfilling the intention.
For example, if Tom were to precognize his arrival only, he could then decide not to take the train and he would confront the intervention paradox.
If a percipient were to precognize an event-causing process (i.
This is relevant to the idea of whether or not we can intervene in future events, because if we look forward to how things will be, these things can presumably not be changed; however, if we precognize what the inherent implications of a given decision are (in a broad sense of the term "decision"), it may be possible for us in some cases to alter those decisions or their surrounding circumstances if we so desire.