I Believe in Jedi Essay

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Patrick LaMasters
English 101
I believe in Jedi I believe in Jedi. The Jedi stand for peace, strength, and the struggle between right and wrong; they also have weird senses of humor. Yoda once told me “Do or do not, there is no try.” I have to continually remind myself of that statement and remember that English wasn’t Yoda’s first language. I have to believe that I could be like the Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jin who does whatever the heck he feels like just because he is played by Liam Neeson who coincidently does what he wants in all of his movies and gets away with it.
I believe that Qui-Gon died to let Obi-Wan prove to the Jedi Counsel and to himself that he was ready, not only to become a Jedi Knight but also to take Anakin on as a padawan. Contrary to popular belief, I believe Obi-Wan isn’t to blame for Anakin turning to the dark side, Obi-Wan is to blame for not noticing that the young man had fallen in love which eventually led him directly to trying to save Padme’s life, which then made him freak out when he realized he was to blame for her death and in trying to save her life not only did he kill her but had gone so far to the dark side there wasn’t a reason to come to the light till his death when he had a reason to save his son.
I believe Mace Windu was made an extreme pansy in the third (or sixth movie depending on your age *insert wink here*) movie in the Star Wars series, and that they made Palpatine seem way too overpowered. Mace is a bad ace muddy firetruck, (those last three words are proxies for inappropriate words that I believe I should never say or write) and not only is it because of Samuel L. Jackson, but it’s because in reality he was a crazy good duelist and actually wrote a book on the technique of fighting with two double-bladed lightsabers at the same time.
I believe that when it comes to the balance of powers on either side of the force the light side got screwed over; I mean force lightning versus turning into holograms? If you’ve played the video games the ability they give you is the ability to heal. In my opinion both the ability to turn into a hologram and being able to heal are lame, the…