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To the Editor:

Special plaudits to Daniel J. Silver for his excellent discussion of the movie Contact [“God and Carl Sagan in Hollywood,” September 1997]. I had become so numbed from hearing people praise the movie and say it treated religion fairly that I was pleased to find my own critical view vindicated by Mr. Silver. My compliments—well done!

John D. Shepard
Herndon, Virginia

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