I know how the series LOST will end

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Here are two hints about the most likely way in which the ABC series Lost will end …  Details after the series finale, on Sunday May 23, 2010.

The Ouroboros or Uroborus[1] is an ancient symbol depicting a serpent or dragon swallowing its own tail and forming a circle.

The Ouroboros often represents self-reflexivity or cyclicality, especially in the sense of something constantly re-creating itself, the eternal return, and other things perceived as cycles that begin anew as soon as they end (compare Phoenix). It can also represent the idea of primordial unity related to something existing in or persisting from the beginning with such force or qualities it cannot be extinguished. The ouroboros has been important in religious and mythological symbolism, but has also been frequently used in alchemical illustrations, where it symbolizes the circular nature of the alchemist’s opus. It is also often associated with Gnosticism, and Hermeticism.


The Möbius strip or Möbius band (pronounced UK: /?m??bi?s/ or US: /?mo?bi?s/ in English, [?mø?bi??s] in German) (alternatively written Mobius or Moebius in English) is a surface with only one side and only one boundary component. The Möbius strip has the mathematical property of being non-orientable. It can be realized as a ruled surface. It was discovered independently by the German mathematicians August Ferdinand Möbius and Johann Benedict Listing in 1858.[1][2][3]

The shape of the Möbius Strip probably dates to ancient times. An Alexandrian manuscript of early Alchemical diagrams contains an illustration with the visual proportions of the Möbius Strip. This image, on a page titled “The Chrysopoeia of Cleopatra“, has the appearance of an Ouroboros, and is referred to as the “One, All”.[4]

A model can easily be created by taking a paper strip and giving it a half-twist, and then joining the ends of the strip together to form a loop. In Euclidean space there are in fact two types of Möbius strips depending on the direction of the half-twist: clockwise and counterclockwise. The Möbius strip is therefore chiral, which is to say that it has “handedness” (as in right-handed or left-handed).

Part of The Lost Cast from IMDB

Naveen Andrews Sayid Jarrah (114 episodes, 2004-2010)
Matthew Fox Jack Shephard (114 episodes, 2004-2010)
Jorge Garcia Hugo ‘Hurley’ Reyes (114 episodes, 2004-2010)
Josh Holloway James ‘Sawyer’ Ford (114 episodes, 2004-2010)
Daniel Dae Kim Jin Kwon (114 episodes, 2004-2010)
Yunjin Kim Sun Kwon (114 episodes, 2004-2010)
Evangeline Lilly Kate Austen (114 episodes, 2004-2010)
Terry O’Quinn John Locke (113 episodes, 2004-2010)
Emilie de Ravin Claire Littleton (96 episodes, 2004-2010)
Michael Emerson Ben Linus / … (75 episodes, 2006-2010)
Dominic Monaghan Charlie Pace (72 episodes, 2004-2010)
Henry Ian Cusick Desmond Hume (71 episodes, 2005-2010)
Harold Perrineau Michael Dawson (61 episodes, 2004-2010)
Elizabeth Mitchell Juliet Burke (54 episodes, 2006-2010)
Ken Leung Miles Straume (45 episodes, 2008-2010)
Madison Vincent the Dog (37 episodes, 2004-2009)
Maggie Grace Shannon Rutherford (35 episodes, 2004-2010)
Nestor Carbonell Richard Alpert (34 episodes, 2007-2010)
Malcolm David Kelley Walt Lloyd (32 episodes, 2004-2009)
Jeremy Davies Daniel Faraday (30 episodes, 2008-2010)
Jeff Fahey Frank Lapidus (30 episodes, 2008-2010)
Ian Somerhalder Boone Carlyle (29 episodes, 2004-2010)
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Mr. Eko (27 episodes, 2005-2006)
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Sorin Adam Matei

Sorin Adam Matei - Professor of Communication at Purdue University - studies the relationship between information technology and social groups. He published papers and articles in Journal of Communication, Communication Research, Information Society, and Foreign Policy. He is the author or co-editor of several books. The most recent is Structural differentation in social media. He also co-edited Ethical Reasoning in Big Data,Transparency in social media and Roles, Trust, and Reputation in Social Media Knowledge Markets: Theory and Methods (Computational Social Sciences) , all three the product of the NSF funded KredibleNet project. Dr. Matei's teaching portfolio includes online interaction, and online community analytics and development classes. His teaching makes use of a number of software platforms he has codeveloped, such as Visible Effort . Dr. Matei is also known for his media work. He is a former BBC World Service journalist whose contributions have been published in Esquire and several leading Romanian newspapers. In Romania, he is known for his books Boierii Mintii (The Mind Boyars), Idolii forului (Idols of the forum), and Idei de schimb (Spare ideas).

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