New Star Wars Movie Anti-Extropian?

Randy (
Thu, 20 May 1999 07:07:10 GMT

Haven't seen the new Star Wars movie (The Phantom Menace) but after reading an article on it in Time/ Newsweek/ US News & World Report, I don't think I will. There was a quote from the movie featured prominently in a caption which I thought seemed to be a major theme in the Star Wars mythos and in all human cultures as well, which is perhaps why it resonates so well with the public. The quote is "Don't think---feel!"
I read that and gave it some thought, and have decided that particular sentiment/philosophy, for lack of a better word, sucks.

In fact, it is one of the things I think is wrong with humanity, this deep reservior of mistrust for rational thought.

I say, turn it around: Don't feel--think!

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