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No, various LOST creators and show-writers have debunked this theory. According to LOST creator JJ Abrams, the theory is incorrect. The island is not purgatory. From the linked video (emphasis mine): Abrams (When asked if there were any fan theories he particularly liked): The one I like... is the purgatory one, ...


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Electromagnetism. The series epilogue The New Man in Charge explains that the Island's electromagnetism damages the mother and baby during the first part of the pregnancy. Dr. Chang: Affix this tracking device around the subject's neck. At which point it will be transported to the Orchid station for the next phase of research. Remember, be sure to ...


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In the first visit the characters are flashing around through time and Daniel Faraday is constantly insisting that no matter what they do, they can't change anything. "Whatever Happened, Happened". He knows that the island still existed in the future so he knows that he will be able to convince them to bury the bomb. 3 years after that, after the time ...


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He had anger issues and depression at different points in his life. The episode Orientation, shows that he joined an anger management group therapy class in 1995. The episode The Man from Tallahassee shows that Locke later suffered from depression. LOCKE: You think I'm temporarily disabled? GOVERNMENT WORKER: Depression can be temporary, yes. And ...


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I think @thonnor is right but there are some details that I think need to be clearly stated so in attempt to clarify things I'm adding my own answer. First of all you have to understand that Locke lost the feeling in his legs temporarily. When he was struck in the leg from the shrapnel, this was only the beginning of him losing this feeling. He didn't ...


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As others have mentioned, the tattoo actually belongs to Dominic Monaghan. However, to answer your other question Does it carry any significance within the series...? Yes, it does. Eyes, and in particular, opening and closing eyes, are a significant theme in LOST. as shown here: So his tattoo is either It may not have been intentional, but ...


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Two things: Ben wanted to mess with Locke's head and cause contention. This is the first way in which he manipulates Locke through lies and misinformation and it becomes the common thread in their relationship. Ben would have also known about The Pearl station which was where Locke learned about the observation experiment. Ben could very likely have known ...



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