“So this is how liberty dies … with thunderous applause”

I’m a sci-fi enthusiast. I love The Time Machine, the many volumes of Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy trilogy, Asimov’s Robot and Foundation series, and more. I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve seen Star Trek (TV and film), and Star Wars. When my kids were young, I ran Star Trek role-playing games at my synagogue. We had the toys, the costumes, the books, the video tapes, and then the DVDs. I gave religious talks based on sci-fi themes. I was a serious enthusiast. The scene in Star Wars- Revenge of the Sith, where Padme observes “this is how liberty dies…” is to my mind a critical political observation.

So I’m trying to understand why I’m not in a hurry to see The Force Awakens, the new Star Wars movie.

  • People are lulled into giving away their freedoms and jarred into getting them back.

  • AmicusC

    Ur probably not in a hurry since its just a crappy version of new hope only pc approved

  • Xavier

    Do 50 Shades next, plz. Or Harry Potter.

  • bob e

    agree on all statements. saw 1 star wars movie ..
    Datbe it. in fact i’m not gonna pay to see anything
    that come out of hollywood. the nes bengazi movie