This is my first blog post here, so I ask your forgiveness if I violate any blog protocols that I am likely ignorant of.
I wanted to post an idea I had regarding The Numbers to see what people think. My theory is that the numbers will change but their sum will stay the same before the end of the show. This would be consistent with the idea of progress that Jacob stated; perhaps this has been going on longer than we know (nemesis: "they kill, they destroy, they corrupt. It always ends the same.")
It may be the point of the writers/creators of this show to demonstrate that we are free to be the people that we are (free will is valid), AND that certain outcomes are simply a given in the grand scheme (fate is also valid). I'll further stipu…Read more >