17 May 2002 16:52:14 -0400
On Fri, 2002-05-17 at 16:44, chris arkenberg wrote:
> So the destruction of the Death Star was an act of terrorism?
> At 4:17 PM -0400 5/17/02, Tom wrote:
> >A really nice article pointed to from smashrot...
> >"In all of the time we spend observing the Rebel Alliance, we never hear
> >of their governing strategy or their plans for a post-Imperial universe.
> >All we see are plots and fighting. Their victory over the Empire doesn't
> >liberate the galaxy--it turns the galaxy into Somalia writ large:
> >dominated by local warlords who are answerable to no one. Which makes the
> >rebels--Lucas's heroes--an unimpressive crew of anarchic royals who wreck
> >the galaxy so that Princess Leia can have her tiara back. I'll take the