Have there been any people trying to disprove indoctrination theory?

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3 years ago#1
I just watched the 21 minute avacyos or whatever his/her name is explanation of Indoctrination theory, and it brings up a lot of great points but my policy is typically hear both sides, so has anyone tried to refute it?
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3 years ago#2
Yeah. Definitely a K-Pax/Inception/Original Blade Runner deal imo though.
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3 years ago#3
I'm sorry, I don't follow
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3 years ago#4
You're late to the party, brah. Tons of people have argued to disprove it.

The main arguments are stuff like "Why wasn't anyone else indoctrinated?" and "Why did the Reaper-AI even give Shepard a choice that could free him?".
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3 years ago#5
shadowoftheark posted...
You're late to the party, brah. Tons of people have argued to disprove it.

The main arguments are stuff like "Why wasn't anyone else indoctrinated?" and "Why did the Reaper-AI even give Shepard a choice that could free him?".


Yeah I don't know how I got the game at midnight launch, and beat it within 3 or 4 days, and only just now figured out what indoctrination theory was, beyond the obvious



I just don't think I wanted to get my hopes up. I guess it's a matter of "Do you think they were really clever or just really awful at writing for the entire game?"
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3 years ago#6
Captain_Castle posted...
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Endings (or certain aspects) open to interpretation. If you haven't seen them you should, they're all very good.

In any case a lot of the disagreement seems to be over author's intent actually, some just don't think Bioware could go that deep. Those people need to take a class on critical analysis (or read a wikipedia article) imo.
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3 years ago#7
Bhellium posted...
Captain_Castle posted...
I'm sorry, I don't follow

Endings (or certain aspects) open to interpretation. If you haven't seen them you should, they're all very good.

In any case a lot of the disagreement seems to be over author's intent actually, some just don't think Bioware could go that deep. Those people need to take a class on critical analysis (or read a wikipedia article) imo.


Somehow I've never seen them.


Total Recall apparently was deeper than anyone gave it credit for if you watch the commentary
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3 years ago#8
Captain_Castle posted...

Total Recall apparently was deeper than anyone gave it credit for if you watch the commentary


Ha haven't seen that actually. It's getting a lot of attention lately I should probably make time for it.
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3 years ago#9
Bhellium posted...
Captain_Castle posted...

Total Recall apparently was deeper than anyone gave it credit for if you watch the commentary

Ha haven't seen that actually. It's getting a lot of attention lately I should probably make time for it.


It's actually way good. spiritual predecessor to Minority Report, which pretty much no one knows
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3 years ago#10
There has been plenty of debate about the more dubious aspects attributed to it but considering the nature of the Indoc. Theory relying on the premise that it was all just a nasty dream, there is literally nothing that can disprove it.
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