In short, space-time would contain the entire history of reality, with each past, present or future event occupying a clearly determined place in it, from the very beginning and for ever. The past would therefore still exist, just the future already exists, but somewhere other than where we are now present. (www.cea.fr.)
While reading physics and astrophysics journals and articles the percentage 99% came up as the probability that the above depiction of history, time and space-time is accurate. Further reading material demonstrates that the future, therefore the past cannot be changed. It is what it is.
At first I thought that the past and eventual future is a reflection of some sort that could be seen from a distance ( another planet ) with the help of the speed of light aimed at a particular moment in space-time. Similar to the images recorded in movies where the images remain but the real elements are elsewhere. Continued reading clarified my misconception . Each moment is real within each space- time segment. Each event in space-time is always and forever real within each instant.
Your life and mine occupy a segment of space-time within the forever space-time.
Reflecting upon this 99% probability, I was overcome with pain at the knowledge that every horror we have inflicted upon ourselves and upon others continues to happen in real time, their time while very much alive. No way out.
Thanks for reading.