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The Internet loves when someone meets their future self
A meme not unlike ‘Me IRL,’ but with more paradoxes.
Every now and then you’ll run into someone whose appearance elicits a curious reaction. Just what is it about their face, their clothes, their demeanor? Then it hits you.
A future me, that is: a bit older and, ideally, a bit wiser. Take a look at these uncanny portraits and tell us how they could have happened without human cloning or time travel, because we’re in awe.
Definitely have to rewatch Primer if we want to make sense of all this.
Miles Klee is a novelist and web culture reporter. The former editor of the Daily Dot’s Unclick section, Klee’s essays, satire, and fiction have appeared in Lapham’s Quarterly, Vanity Fair, 3:AM, Salon, the Awl, the New York Observer, the Millions, and the Village Voice. He's the author of two odd books of fiction, 'Ivyland' and 'True False.'