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What Star Wars Can Teach Us About the Decline of Democracy
In the most common telling, the rise of the Empire in Star Wars is a story about the dangers of concentrating power in one person, who can then tyrannically …
Chat Bots, James Dean…Can the Digital Dead Rest in Peace?
Sixty four years after his death, a reanimated ‘James Dean’ will reportedly be starring in a new film.
‘Star Wars’: The Evolution of the Death Star Reflects Hollywood’s Growing Fears of a Climate Apocalypse
The death star's total and instantaneous destruction of Alderaan neatly connects with fears of a huge atom bomb’s almost unimaginable destructive power.