dreams vs visions

this is meant to spark discussion because I’m interested in people’s thoughts on the matter. Do you think perhaps that MIB influenced the losties through “visions” (seeing things while they are still awake) and jacob through dreams (mainly locke’s dreams). Or perhaps vice versa. We now know that MIB can either inhabit a body or copy a bodies form so that is why i am leaning towards him influencing through visions. would love to hear your thoughts on the matter.

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I rarely get into tv shows, but as you know lost is something else. I am a daytime, weekday theorist. I usually don't check in on weekends or nights. Helps me get through the workday. favorite characters: eko (duh), desmond, miles, sayid.

5 thoughts on “dreams vs visions

  1. Hey ekolocation, good thinking! The one dream that comes to mind is, John Locke’s dream with Horace building Jacob’s cabin. So, you might have a point here.

    Also, I wonder if when John entered the ‘sweat lodge’, if his vision could have been influenced.

    Also consider Kate dreaming about Claire and Aaron.


  2. there is no other explanation in my eye’s for Horace other than MIB leading John. John has been lead through out. John life dictates him to be wanted, for a reason and he follows the path as his destiny. He unfortunately is a mere pawn (and it makes me mad cause i like his character too much) but perhaps he will stand beyond that some how and rise.
    Yes the sweat lodge was also a trail of bread crumbs.
    Good point of Kate dreaming about Arron and Clair. We should rehash this as i believe it is very important.

  3. Hi everyone!

    I don’t know why but I have a strong feeling that both dreams and visions were part of MIB’s strategy, a way to push people, to make his plan work and his loophole possible.

    IMO the only way Jacob made his moves and interfered with the losties was when he visited and touched the O6 for reasons we are yet to be shown.

    I say so because Jacob looks like the free-will guy to me, he is trying to prove MIB wrong and that mankind is worth giving chances of improving.

    On the other hand MIB is trying his best and in any way possible to find his loophole. he doesn’t mind at all playing
    unfairly, manipulating and deceiving people with his dreams and visions as long as he can reach his purpose, don’t forget the sentence “you have no idea…”ecc.

  4. if jacob is free will than why would he impact the losties at all? he convinces hurley to get on the flight, saves sayids life, infuses life back into locke, etc. i don’t think it is so black and white (pun kind of intended)

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