Daniel F

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  • at 06:41 on 27-02-2016

    Arthur:

    Not necessarily. You don't need to believe in the philosophy that the Jedi have spun around the Force to use it, after all. If the Force is just there as a literal f...

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  • at 11:45 on 26-02-2016

    It is entirely possible that Leia uses the Force all the time but isn't recognisably a Jedi because she doesn't call herself one, doesn't dress like one, and doesn't really do any ...

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  • at 03:34 on 11-02-2016

    But part of the excitement for me in those books was also on the cosmological scale, and the - incorrect - sense I got that Sauron's acquisition of the ring could mean indefinite v...

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  • at 07:07 on 09-02-2016

    I hope that now they've planted their flag, so to speak, they'll feel more free to explore new territory with Episodes VIII and IX, and open up more creative space.
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  • at 01:05 on 06-02-2016

    Which I understood in a sort of Gnostic way. There is the good or the right way in the centre, which is known both intellectually and emotionally and then there is distance from it...

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  • at 23:48 on 01-02-2016

    I can't help but find the bit about "the concept of the Force and its Light and Dark Sides, a concept that has probably been the most important contribution to pop-culture ethics in living mem...

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