How very observant of you.
pwhodges wrote:While there are a handful of people here who might agree with you, I would argue that the simple fact that many more can get a whole lot more out of EoE shows that this summary is wrong, and that those who espouse it are missing what is really there (not for lack of available explanations, I'd also say). If you want people to take notice of your view, rather getting yourself lined up with the "nay-sayers", you'll need to give proper illustrations of why your view is better and what is wrong with the other analyses.
What more needs to be said? The ending is unambiguously negative. The world is devastated and will likely be rendered uninhabitable by the giant corpse of Rei decaying into meat slurry, Shinji fucked up the entire world and everyone knows it, so even if anyone else crawls out of the goo then they'll probably just want to kill him, the only other entity to emerge from the LCL sea is Asuka (AKA the last person Shinji wants to see aside from maybe Gendo), and chances are Shinji and Asuka will be dead within a few weeks... I could go on. As for how we got to that stinker of an ending, considering Shinji got turned into a selfish wanker (literally) and later into a broken wreck of a person, Asuka got turned into even more of a bitch than she already was, and Yui got turned into a...living gravestone...
The movie is garbage. Well animated, superbly scored, impeccably directed garbage, but garbage nonetheless.
Others, namely NemZ, might be able to articulate it better. But anyway, that's my position and I'm sticking to it.