Star Wars has many lasting themes, from hope to the importance of light prevailing over darkness. All the while, Star Wars is in the vain of mythological stories, and one such style is Greek tragedy, which the prequels are based upon. The largest tragedy of the saga overall is the tragedy of Anakin Skywalker, which […]Read more "Much Ado About Slavery"
Episode IX is coming and, like every one of its predecessors, it promises to make a big impact, both at the box office and in fandom. With Rise of Skywalker being the end of the fabled Skywalker saga, Episode IX has a lot of work to do, one of the most important with regards to […]Read more "What To Do With the Force in Episode IX"
No attachment seems to be a major tenant of the Jedi. But, should it be?Read more "Is Attachment Really the Issue?"
Following our most recent episode, Drew Brett shares some of his additional thoughts on The Phantom Menace. Let the debate begin!!!Read more "Revisiting Episode I: The Problematic Menace"
A strong family creates a stronger individual. We’ve all seen it in action. That kid who’s house you went to where the love was palpable. He went on to be a doctor. The support system around him allowed him, or rather encouraged him, to overcome obstacles and break barriers. To live the dream of every […]Read more "Finding Your Family Can Save the Galaxy"
Psychologist, author, and speaker Sherrie Campbell, in a 2017 article for Entrepreneur, laid out seven such characteristics. Being that Star Wars at its core is about the human experience, it would hold that we would see these traits in Star Wars characters. The question, then, is not if but when do we see such examples […]Read more "Leaders, Legends, and Legacy: What the Star Wars Characters Can Teach Us About Leadership and Its Impact"
George Lucas is a master storyteller. Call it ring theory or poetry, the bottom line is that Lucas excelled. Particularly at foreshadowing what would come…Read more "Light, Dark, Shadow: A Look Into Foreshadowing in Star Wars"