If I may mix metaphors, I am weakened by my Kryptonite: Star Wars. I have done a number of talks on Philosophy & Star Wars. The one I liked the best was called Y.O.D.A.: Yearning Only Decreases Awareness. Here is an example of diverse technocentric neo-liberal yearnings–with the best of humanitarian motives–getting in the way of the socio-anthropological evidence of the last 3000 years: Masters spending real time with Novices leads to liberation; Functionaries using expedients to indoctrinate youth leads to subjugation. The Dark Side the latter is most certainly.
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