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Re: The Lost World errata
> In a message dated 95-09-28 12:47:43 EDT, firstname.lastname@example.org (Jeff Poling)
> > Doctor Wu did. There was a section in the book where he tried to
> >convince Hammond of exactly what you just outlined above.
> It's been a long while since I read JP. So how come Wu's statements made no
> impression on the characters?
Because, in Crichton's world view, people don't listen to anything which
happens to go against their beliefs or wishes.
If Hammond had gone "By God Wu, you're right!" Crichton's own agenda
would have been compromised.