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  • The Jedi Order

    Temple of The Jedi Order as a Religious Cult Colorful lightsabers and old Yoda may be among the first things one thinks of when they hear about the Temple of the Jedi Order. To the members of the First International Church of Jediism, however, the Temple holds much more importance and its teachings are far more serious than outsiders may imagine. Those both inside the church and outside the church may have doubts on whether the Jedi Order is a true religion or not. More importantly than if a religion feels like a religion, Yinger gave a functional definition for what constitutes a religion. Yinger pushed that a religion “can be defined as a system of beliefs and practices by means of which a group of people struggles with these ultimate problems…

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  • Interpersonal Relationships In The Film Star Wars: Episode 3 Revenge Of The Sith

    planet called Mustafar. Padme pleas with Anakin to leave with her to raise their children; Anakin refuses to leave the dark side, causing Padme to understand that the man she knows has changed. The situation worsens as Anakin spots Obi Wan, convinced that Padme has left him for Obi Wan, he chokes her to near death using his power. This event represents the sudden end of a relationship as Anakin think that Padme has had an affair. Conclusion Relationships exist naturally as human beings are…

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  • Science Fiction In The Matrix And Star Wars

    warships and froze Nabu 's trade. The chairman secretly dispatches two Jedi Knights while this issue is discussed in Congress to resolve disputes and restore peace beyond the justice of the galaxy. However, Darth Sedious, who is behind the trade union, orders Nabu planet to be invaded after killed the two Jedi. Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi, who they are Jedi knights, succeeded in rescuing Nabu 's queen Padma Amidala, who was detained on the Nabu planet after failing to negotiate with the…

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  • Star Wars Rey Kenobi Analysis

    tranquil life on the desert Planet Jakku after being abandoned by her parents when she was young. However, that all changes when she finds a small droid named BB-8 who holds the missing fragment of a map that leads to the notorious and valiant Luke Skywalker. She encounters many enemies along the way, but none as heinous as the antagonist, Kylo Ren. Throughout the movie, it alludes to the great Skywalker being her father, as she discovers she is force-sensitive. I am convinced that she is…

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  • Comparison Of Star Wars And Harry Potter

    They rescued and hid the hero as a baby (from the evil forces) with their aunt and uncle. Both characters watched over the main hero throughout their life and became a mentor to them with their training. They have the knowledge of everything surrounding the hero’s hidden past, though, are not prepared to share all the information until the hero needs to know; this is due to wanting to protect them. They both died protecting the hero, sacrificing themselves for the cause. One key difference…

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  • Star Wars: Film Analysis

    The legacy of Star Wars still exists today partly because it was constructed by so many different philosophies and religions. The trilogy includes aspects of Taoism, Zen Buddhism, and even Christianity. Sometimes it is hard to find, but the teachings of Christ and the truth of the gospel are paralleled several times in the films in the morality of the Jedi and Luke Skywalker. With that, while the Force and Holy Spirit are alike, the Force is not the only small aspect of God in the films. Caleb…

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  • Master Yoda Quotes

    Now we will be talking about the positive behavior or in the movie the “light side”. The light side represents all thing good and finding a balance of good and evil. Master Yoda says this to Luke to help him understand the force. “You will know when you are calm, at peace. Passive. A Jedi uses the Force for knowledge and defense, never for attack,” (Yoda Quotes, 2017). He also said “Yes, a Jedi’s strength flows from the Force. But beware of the dark side. Anger, fear, aggression; the dark side…

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  • Similarities Between Harry Potter And Star Wars

    upbringings allow them to be characterized as outsiders, making it easier for him to transition into the role of the “chosen one” as he does not have the binding ties as one usually does. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone and Star Wars allow for the furthering of the “chosen one” trope through the introduction of the two sub-groups, the wizarding wold and magic and the Jedis and the force which aid them in the completion of their missions. In Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone…

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  • Darth Vader: A Tragic Hero

    gun. He wears an intimidating mask that covers his entire face, without his mask, Vader would die unless in his specially pressurized meditation rooms. His suit is made as a life support suit because Darth Vader nearly lost his life at one time when fighting against his former Jedi-Kinight master, Obi-Wan Kenobi (1). Vader was once a courageous Jedi-Knight but later was seduced to the dark side of the force and became an extremely powerful Sith Lord(2), which is a title for people who have a…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Star Wars

    Growing up I bonded with my brother and dad by watching an epic movie about Jedis fighting Sith Lords and against the Dark Side for peace in the galaxy. The Star Wars movies have connected to me on a personal level from the start. I always felt like I could relate to the characters and the creativity sparked my imagination. With the recent release of Star Wars VII, I could not help but watch the other six movies and fall back in love. It had been years since I had last seen the original trilogy…

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