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posted by LaminatorX on Tuesday March 25 2014, @06:44PM   Printer-friendly
from the Ches-ko-ba-tuta-creesta-crenko-ya-kolska! dept.

mechanicjay writes:

While a bit pop-culture and light hearted, it's an indelible part of every geek's soul, so perhaps it's worthy of a front page discussion:

Over at Movie Pilot, Alex Rosenhiem puts forth a compelling argument for preservation of art and of shared cultural experience and why that matters. He couches it in the context of revisionism as applied to the Han/Greedo Cantina scene, long a source of nerd rage, countless arguments and is even it's own meme. The moment is a pivotal one for the development of the Han Solo character, but more importantly Rosenhiem argues that Art, Star Wars included, gives us access to the past and where we were at a certain point in time when we first experienced it.

 
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  • (Score: -1, Offtopic) by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday March 25 2014, @07:18PM

    by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday March 25 2014, @07:18PM (#21132)

    Wondering how they eat and breathe, and other science facts? (La la la!)

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  • (Score: 2) by Tork on Tuesday March 25 2014, @07:28PM

    by Tork (3914) on Tuesday March 25 2014, @07:28PM (#21143)
    (That wasn't off-topic...)
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