Corey Stephan, Ph.D.

Day: June 10, 2020

On Obi-Wan, Vader, & the cultural isolation of rejecting democracy for true religion

Immediately before what could have been the greatest battle of the Star Wars franchise (if not for poor dialogue and the bizarre setting of Mustafar)—the long-awaited first duel between Master Obi-Wan Kenobi and his former apprentice who had just turned to the Dark Side and pledged his subservience to Darth Sidious—there is a perplexing exchange: […]