[EVA] Points of Interest
archer at senet.com.au
Sun Jul 15 16:48:27 EDT 2001
At 02:09 AM 7/12/01 +1000, you wrote:
>smile of the Complemented Shinji. Complementation was
>a process to fill a void in humans (IIRC, Ritsuko said
>something like that). That is, it's the smile of a
>Shinji who's been Complemented in the sense that he's
>had some of his fears allayed through the
>Instrumentality of discussion with the others during
>the process. Having been Complemented in that sense
>(so that his world-view changes), he then decides to
>accept the challenge of returning to the real world.
This might be possibility, except that it appears to defeat the purpose
of Instrumentality as planned by Gendou. The question becomes: "Why
would Gendou begin the process described in the final episodes if its
end-point was to allow people to return to the real world?"
K. Oska Archer http://www.senet.com.au/~archer
Updated December 23rd
'Similarly, it's logically possible for bunnies to lay
multicoloured eggs. Unfortunately, mammalian
physiology can't produce such treasures.'
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