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Luke was in a pretty bad way by that point. Quoting directly from the original script, he was "almost unconscious" and alternate passing out and writhing in pain. Since he was barely able to remain awake, it seems unlikely he could have prevented Vader from doing anything: Luke is almost unconscious beneath the continuing assault of the Emperor's ...


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It's what napoleon wilson says: A good alternative to the obvious "because when he finds out, he didn't know 20 years later somebody would come up with a backstory where he's not supposed to know he has children". When George Lucas made the first Star Wars movie he didn't even intended that Darth Vader was Luke and Leia's father. He came up with that later ...


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...what I don't understand is that if Buddhism teaches that victory comes from being passive ... Buddhism doesn't teach that. It does teach some Yoda-like doctrines (or vice versa); for example if Yoda said ... “Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.” ... there are versions of Buddhism ...


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Because it is not Buddhism, it is Buddistisch. Over-emphasis of eastern mysticism's effects on and applicability to western thought is a genre unto itself (see for instance Tao of Physics, anything by Chopra etc.). Star Wars 'religion' has more in common with David Carradine and the TV show Kung Fu than in actual Buddhism. So your confusion stems from ...


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In 2005, George Lucas claimed that Star Wars was directed at children, though fans would not want to admit it. That, however, is the most notable demographic conjecture he has made. However, Star Wars is most commonly classified as family friendly. "The movies are for children but they don't want to admit that. In the first film they absolutely hated R2 ...



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