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Why The Rise of Skywalker may tell us something deeper about our culture

Here’s why I am worried about the final film in the Star Wars saga, The Rise of Skywalker. First, JJ Abrams is known to have a hard time ending a story well. As you may recall, he co-created and executive produced the TV series Lost. When I watched Lost, it felt to me like the writers were writing random stuff and didn’t really know where the ...

12 18 2019

How Star Wars Can Unlock Education

Catholic educator Dr. John Senior wrote, “I have found a large plurality of students who find, say, Treasure Island what they call ‘hard reading,’ which means too difficult to enjoy with anything approaching their delight in Star Wars.” As true as this is nowadays, it does not mean that entertainments like Star Wars cannot be delighted in a...

01 15 2016

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