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Did Ms. Hawking Lie To Desmond When She Explained To Him That Whatever Will Be, Will Be?

No. We've had evidence that this is the case (such as Charlie dying)
Yes. We've seen things change seemingly at random (like picture frames in the background etc.)
Maybe. Perhaps this was once the case and Hawking was genuinely mistaken as other forces she was unaware of have now allowed changes to occur
No. Any perceived changes only occur in a parallel dimension which appears to be our own, but isn't.
Yes. Faraday is also fibbing to the other Losties, in order to minimise any major disruption to the space-time continuum

Author Topic: Ms. Hawking's Explanation Of "Course Correction"  (Read 4923 times)

Offline DIZZYBECKSTER

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Re: Ms. Hawking's Explanation Of "Course Correction"
« Reply #15 on: February 23, 2009, 06:44:27 PM »
but maybe daniel just hasn't discovered that the future CAN be changed, yet. And in the future he goes back to the past -builds a pendulum and secures passage on and off the island. We just don't know it yet coz it hasn't happened.

kinda

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Re: Ms. Hawking's Explanation Of "Course Correction"
« Reply #16 on: March 09, 2009, 04:23:05 PM »
but maybe daniel just hasn't discovered that the future CAN be changed, yet. And in the future he goes back to the past -builds a pendulum and secures passage on and off the island. We just don't know it yet coz it hasn't happened.

kinda

I like that. Pretty sure Eloise said something like (paraphrasing) "a very clever man theorized and, as it turns out, was quite correct...". She never mentions a name...

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Re: Ms. Hawking's Explanation Of "Course Correction"
« Reply #17 on: March 12, 2009, 06:58:29 PM »
I've just got a bad feeling about her.

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Re: Ms. Hawking's Explanation Of "Course Correction"
« Reply #18 on: April 17, 2009, 07:09:23 PM »
Okay... In the latest episode, "316" she said that unless the circumstances of the original flight were replicated perfectly, ''The result would be unpredictable.''

 ???

How can a result be unpredictable if it were pre-destined?

Desmond's finally got the old bag's number! She is lying!!!


We dont that yet Desmond still could have been on the plane!

Ooh! He could be in Ilana's crate.

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Re: Ms. Hawking's Explanation Of "Course Correction"
« Reply #19 on: April 30, 2009, 08:47:23 PM »
So... Is she genuinely mistaken, or is she an evil old hag?

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Re: Ms. Hawking's Explanation Of "Course Correction"
« Reply #20 on: April 30, 2009, 09:37:10 PM »
could be evil. or both.

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Re: Ms. Hawking's Explanation Of "Course Correction"
« Reply #21 on: May 01, 2009, 09:52:36 AM »
you mean she is evil AND an old hag?

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Re: Ms. Hawking's Explanation Of "Course Correction"
« Reply #22 on: May 01, 2009, 03:00:20 PM »
lol yes!  :D

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Re: Ms. Hawking's Explanation Of "Course Correction"
« Reply #23 on: May 01, 2009, 03:11:49 PM »
scary!

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Re: Ms. Hawking's Explanation Of "Course Correction"
« Reply #24 on: February 04, 2010, 06:18:01 PM »
The reveal that Ms. Hawking and Ben know each other changes everything in my mind.

Was she lying to Desmond? If so, why? Could he have saved Charlie? Could the theory of "Course Correction" even be plausible? Isn't it more likely that anytime a time traveller makes changes in the past, that a new parallel dimension is created?

Was Hawking's advice to Desmond in Desmond's best interests; or to further own agenda, or Ben's?

Where's my prize?  :D

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Re: Ms. Hawking's Explanation Of "Course Correction"
« Reply #25 on: February 08, 2010, 11:54:50 PM »
You got it! and what would be your prize preference my dear !?

((((Mango))) wasup!!! ??

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Re: Ms. Hawking's Explanation Of "Course Correction"
« Reply #26 on: February 09, 2010, 03:50:36 AM »
You got it! and what would be your prize preference my dear !?

((((Mango))) wasup!!! ??

I'd like a huge chocolate fudge cheesecake!  :D

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Re: Ms. Hawking's Explanation Of "Course Correction"
« Reply #27 on: February 09, 2010, 02:23:31 PM »
The reveal that Ms. Hawking and Ben know each other changes everything in my mind.

Was she lying to Desmond? If so, why? Could he have saved Charlie? Could the theory of "Course Correction" even be plausible? Isn't it more likely that anytime a time traveller makes changes in the past, that a new parallel dimension is created?

Was Hawking's advice to Desmond in Desmond's best interests; or to further own agenda, or Ben's?

She always knew up to a point what was going to happen.  But there comes a point and she tells Penny that she doesn't know what is going to happen next.

She does not like Ben she does not trust him.  remember at one point she was leader and we have yet to find out why and how he got that away from her or if it had passed to Widmore, then Ben took it.

Oh and is the clever man someone we know