A Quick Little Island Theory

This is just a quick thought that I thought i would through out and see what everybody thinks. I think that the Island may somehow be Earths anchor or connection to Time. It may be the point from which Time emmanates on the planet and may somehow regulate how Time flows on the planet. This may be the reason it is out of phase with the rest of the planet and if something happened to align it with everthing else time would run wild. What do you think?

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5 thoughts on “A Quick Little Island Theory

  1. Achalli, that is a good thought. I would like to know more about how this might work, if you could elaborate.

    What I had noticed is, that ‘the island’ seems to be a place that is unaffected by normal time constraints and restrictions. In part, due to its electromagnetic properties, and I also wonder if one of the possibilities might be, that its origins are other dimensional.

    The island does physically move, if only slightly, and is not easily found by anyone looking for it. I believe that is because it is freely moving in the realms of time and space.

    This is definitely great subject matter!

  2. I was thinking of something along the lines like how a pendulum regulates a clock. In the cases of the Island it would be the pendulum for the rest of the planet. If it stops there could be some trouble. As a companion to this I have been viewing the FDW as a sort of regulator of the Island’s movement. When an emergancy arises that requires a quick movement of the Island the FDW would be used to speed up the movement.

  3. Achalli, that explanation makes sense to me. I do believe that ‘the island’ operates outside of the space-time continuum.

    With all that has happened on ‘the island’, (and in the past, I might add), TIME must play into the whole ‘saving the world’ notion, or it would all be pointless.

    Regulating the time-flow to the outside of the world would be essential. The use of the FDW to alter the movement, also makes sense.

    I have found it very interesting that most of the movement to different times, eg: Dharma and The Incident, seemed to be ‘controlled’ by some unseen force, that knew which time-frame our ‘losties’ needed to settle in!

    Although we have not seen what the purpose of that is yet, no doubt we will find out in Season 6.

    I really like your thoughts on this. The subject has not been fully addressed, and I can’t help but wonder why it hasn’t been.

    PS: I do see ‘the eye’ in your avatar! Very cool.

  4. I’m going to work on this and put out an improved version of this Dabs. It’s a thought that has been kicking around in my brain for awhile. I can’t find anything within Lost that would definately support this but it is an idea that makes sense to me.

    The avatar was something I was originally going to use on my MySpace page but then I thought it would be good for this site.

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