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Roughly speaking, taste is captured in our mouth but the signals are interpreted by our brain. Since Murphy is awake while the doctor pokes his brain (if he is poking the Gustatory cortex) it is possible that he induced the sensation of a specific taste. as mentioned by @Mazura, Neurosurgeons at the Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Brain Tumor Center perform ...


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Well, while not being explained exactly and still left a bit of a mystery, it is not really a plot-hole in the context of the movie, but the whole point of the movie. A major theme of the movie is the difference between man and machine and the question if you can completely supress the human element from the decision making process and to which degree Alex ...


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I know many people are thinking it, so I'll just spit it out. No groaners, please. No one wants to say this. It's a Plot Device. No, that's not just a band-aid answer. We all know them. We all see them. Some of us die a little at the over-use of them. Every movie has them, the really good ones just don't make them obvious. Whyfor a plot device then? ...


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Depending on which version of the conspiracy you accept the choice makes sense. Omnicorp have two motivations: they don't want pushy cops like Murphy causing trouble; but they need a good cop for the Robocop prototype. The second motivation suggests they don't want to kill Murphy: they need enough of him to be left over to be reused in the Robocop project. ...


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