The Philosophy of Darth Vader

Jared Bauer from Wisecrack takes a deep look at the philosophical origins of one of film’s most iconic characters, Darth Vader from the Star Wars saga.

“What ultimately turns the innocent Anakin Skywalker into the Dark Lord of the Sith is something we all confront: a paralyzing fear of death. Anakin must choose between two competing ideologies when faced with the impending death of his loved ones – The Sith way, or the Jedi way.”

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