Re: META: Pseudo Science

Brian L. Fritz (
Sun, 07 Sep 1997 16:23:33 -0400

I last read the book years ago, but the whole point of the ending
> seemed to be that like a good scientist she *found* the empirical proof to
> convince the world rather than expecting them to believe on faith (in the
> real world millions of people would have believed her story just as they
> do with UFOs today; hell, she'd be a millionaire overnight).
> Mark

In the film, empirical proof was discovered but the government kept the
existence of this proof secret from Elli and the public.