Evangelion and our Indelible Loneliness

In one of my favourite episodes of Neon Genesis Evangelion, Lelial, a higher dimensional being whose shadow exists in the third dimension, traps Shinji within itself. Darkness stretches eternally all around him, and I cannot help but think this event is an allegory for our inescapable loneliness. The series posits that the core human … More Evangelion and our Indelible Loneliness