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Do you see yourself winning the lottery in your lifetime?

Topic closed. 47 replies. Last post 3 years ago by ttech10.

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Posted: April 20, 2014, 9:55 pm - IP Logged

l like your take on the ending- l on the other hand do not think that the Architect  was the Dues ex Machina, since he did tell Neo that they would not be meeting again. l agree with everything else you posted.

The ending could also be asked of " Inception"- was Cobb still in a dream or was it reality?

Yes you're right, the Architect was not Deus ex Machina.

As for "Inception", I think Cobb was in Reality. Don't you think so? But maybe the point of the ambiguous ending was to impress upon us that Cobb chose the circumstance where he could be the happiest with the love of his children. Essentially, he chose his own reality. Like we all do in every moment. 

Be well,

Kola

Legend says that The Craggy One was once asked about the Lottery Circle and the aged Lottery LoreKeeper whispered in his gravelly eloquence,"It is known among our kind that 2 successive draws are in reality the 2 center-points of 2 intersecting circles that share a common radius - a Root Center. This Vesica Piscis is the creative womb for all numbers, the Still Point from which two draws will unite & a new one is born. This "perfect" space is a wormhole through Time(Change). Master its proportions & your numerical predictions will not falter". 

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    Posted: April 20, 2014, 10:40 pm - IP Logged

    Yes you're right, the Architect was not Deus ex Machina.

    As for "Inception", I think Cobb was in Reality. Don't you think so? But maybe the point of the ambiguous ending was to impress upon us that Cobb chose the circumstance where he could be the happiest with the love of his children. Essentially, he chose his own reality. Like we all do in every moment. 

    Be well,

    Kola

    Very intuitive Kola, and you are correct.

    This from the site " Screenrant"

     

    Everybody and their grandmother wanted to know what Christopher Nolan truly intended, specifically with his ending. Was Leonardo Dicaprio’s character, Cobb, still in the dream-world? Or was he in that weird half-sleep, half-awake state where gremlins sit on your chest and talk to you?

    Now, Sir Michael Caine claims to have the inside-track. While promoting his new autobiography on BBC Radio’s The Chris Moyles Show, Caine said of Inception’s ending:

    “[The spinning top] drops at the end, that’s when I come back on. If I’m there it’s real, because I’m never in the dream. I’m the guy who invented the dream.”

     

     

     

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      Posted: April 21, 2014, 12:46 am - IP Logged

      I don't think it's a complicated question given the fact that millions are playing each & everyday.
      So- do you " see/envision" yourself stepping up to the plate to collect your cheque sometime in the foreseeable future?

      I think anyone who plays the lottery sees themself winning the jackpot. There may be a small handful who just play for the smaller, but still large, amounts, but almost all believe they can win the jackpot.

      Personally, yes, I see myself winning at some point.