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Unpopular Opinion Thread — Page 26

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Am I the only one who likes the idea of a consistent Canon? Lol.

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Superweapon VII said:

I remember those tiers. I found them absurd then and I still do now.

What would you do instead?

But we can’t turn back. Fear is their greatest defense. I doubt if the actual security there is any greater than it was on Aquilae or Sullust. And what there is is most likely directed towards a large-scale assault.

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Servii said:

Superweapon VII said:

I remember those tiers. I found them absurd then and I still do now.

What would you do instead?

Leave individual creators/teams free to forge their own canons as they saw fit.

“Mythology is not a lie, mythology is poetry, it is metaphorical. It has been well said that mythology is the penultimate truth — penultimate because the ultimate cannot be put into words. It is beyond words. Beyond images, beyond that bounding rim of the Buddhist Wheel of Becoming. Mythology pitches the mind beyond that rim, to what can be known but not told.”

― Joseph Campbell

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I actually really enjoy the way the Mandalorians are depicted in The Clone Wars, and prefer that depiction over all others.

Lets look at it this way, you have an entire culture that has overcome its violent past and is trying to move forward and not stoop back down to that level. Perhaps the pacifism is too far of a pendulum swing, but I think it makes the situation for the Mandalorians very interesting. They are so much more than just warriors, its a living culture with so many other facets. We see their architecture, their art, their medicine, etc. You also have the Death Watch, a group of terrorists who embrace their warrior past as part of their heritage. They are nationalist, extremist zealots that seek to bring back the days of Mandalorian conquest and plundering. Its not something to aspire to and makes them just as bad as the Galactic Empire. I also like that there’s less individuality with them in terms of their armor. I know lots of people like the idea of the Mandos wearing an assortment of different colored armor, but I like the idea that they are more of a traditional army. I think the idea the Death Watch represent in the show is a nice one to have in Star Wars.

Move along, move along.

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Satine Kryze’s New Mandalorians get a massive point deduction in my book for employing cubism as their art style of choice. I hate cubism with a passion.

I prefer Bo-Katan’s approach, always battle-ready, but not battle-seeking.

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Spartacus01 said:

Obi-Wan is an overrated character

Honestly, yeah. He was my favorite character as a kid, but he’s kind of a jerk and a stick-in-the-mud in TPM and AotC, and then he lies to and manipulates Luke, of course. I still like him, overall, but the whole idolization of Obi-Wan among prequel fans on Reddit is really excessive.

But we can’t turn back. Fear is their greatest defense. I doubt if the actual security there is any greater than it was on Aquilae or Sullust. And what there is is most likely directed towards a large-scale assault.

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Rewatching the TPM what bothers me the most about how Obi-Wan is written is that despite not yet being promoted to full Jedi Knight, he’s already one of the most observant, by-the-book members of the Jedi Order in contrast to Qui-Gon who is very much a maverick.

I sometimes wonder if Lucas got his papers mixed up because the characterizations should have been the other way around.

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fmalover said:

Rewatching the TPM what bothers me the most about how Obi-Wan is written is that despite not yet being promoted to full Jedi Knight, he’s already one of the most observant, by-the-book members of the Jedi Order in contrast to Qui-Gon who is very much a maverick.

I sometimes wonder if Lucas got his papers mixed up because the characterizatins should have been the other way around.

Well, in TPM’s first draft, Qui-Gon was a minor character and most of his lines/traits were originally Obi-Wan’s. Then Lucas decided Qui-Gon needed a promotion.

“Mythology is not a lie, mythology is poetry, it is metaphorical. It has been well said that mythology is the penultimate truth — penultimate because the ultimate cannot be put into words. It is beyond words. Beyond images, beyond that bounding rim of the Buddhist Wheel of Becoming. Mythology pitches the mind beyond that rim, to what can be known but not told.”

― Joseph Campbell

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AdmiralWasabi10191 said:

Sequel Trilogy is non-canon. It’s all a fever dream. ALL THE MADNESS.

Not unpopular.

“Mythology is not a lie, mythology is poetry, it is metaphorical. It has been well said that mythology is the penultimate truth — penultimate because the ultimate cannot be put into words. It is beyond words. Beyond images, beyond that bounding rim of the Buddhist Wheel of Becoming. Mythology pitches the mind beyond that rim, to what can be known but not told.”

― Joseph Campbell