LOST Thought: 31 Minutes and The Seventh Seal

At the start of Season 4, I watched the Ingmar Bergman film, The Seventh Seal http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Seventh_Seal. It is a symbolic take on the Beginning of the End, i.e. Armagedon (not without notice, that was the title of this season’s first episode). I believe this 1957 B & W Swedish existential movie has MANY Lost connections. If you ever get a chance to watch it, please do. (The chess scenes are eerily familiar.) But one of the things that struck me was within the first few frames. On the screen was this verse from the Bible’s Book of Revelation. “And when he had opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven about the space of half an hour” (Revelation 8:1). “About the space of half an hour”. Is this why Daniel’sdanielfaraday-t rocket came back 31 minutes later? Was this as if time “stood still” and was an indication of what is taking place in” the spirtual realm” is now going to start affecting the Island, and in essense, the rest of the “real world”? Just throwing it out there :).

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