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An interesting TPM/AOTC corillation.....

Discussion in 'Star Wars Saga In-Depth' started by Whitey, Mar 16, 2003.

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  1. Whitey

    Whitey Jedi Master star 6

    Jan 26, 2003
    We all remember the famous "Fear leads to anger, anger leads to hate, hate leads to suffering." line in TPM. In AOTC, we see Anakin feared for his mother. Then, Shmi's death made him angry and he whooped some Tusken butt. Then, in the confession scene he says he hates the Tusken Raiders. Then, he breaks down and begins to cry, which is suffering.

    Has anyone else noticed this? It definately gives more meaning to that line.
  2. Sophita

    Sophita Jedi Master star 4

    May 24, 2002
    yeah, i think we see anakin going down the road to to the darkside in the prequels. fear in tpm and aotc, anger (and perhaps hatred) in aotc, and of course, suffering (and i think more hatred) in episode 3...
  3. Gobi-1

    Gobi-1 Manager Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

    Dec 22, 2002
    I just watched TPM and AOTC back to back today and had the same thought.
  4. Lars_Muul

    Lars_Muul Jedi Grand Master star 6

    Oct 2, 2000
    You noticed that already?!


    It works that way in the OT too: Luke is afraid to confront Vader, but when he does, he gets angry for what he thinks Vader did. He then puts hatred in charge of the situation, which causes him to suffer when his hand is chopped off and he realizes the truth.
  5. Ret

    Ret Jedi Knight star 6

    Dec 17, 1999
    Yoda knew what he was talking about.
  6. Obi-tres

    Obi-tres Jedi Youngling star 1

    Dec 15, 2002
    I was thinking the same exact thing while watching AOTC about a month ago.
  7. FogeyKenobi

    FogeyKenobi Jedi Youngling star 1

    Mar 31, 2003
    So what do you think kept Luke from turning to the dark side? Was it that he conquered his fears?
  8. Valiowk

    Valiowk Jedi Grand Master star 6

    Apr 23, 2000
    I think that this is just to emphasise the words of the Jedi further, to show that the Jedi have grasped the concept behind human suffering, and how it is played out in real life.
  9. SithLord-Will

    SithLord-Will Jedi Master star 3

    Mar 2, 2002
    Yes, Yoda sees all Yoda knows all

    I think this belongs in the AotC board...
  10. xSithHappensx

    xSithHappensx Jedi Youngling star 2

    Jun 21, 2002
    Good observation indeed. But there are many more instances where Yoda's quote works. Of course, the most obvious in regards to the Republic in general is this:

    Fear: of the Separatists and war
    Anger: over political issues and lack of action
    Hate: Clone War
    Suffering: when the Empire is born
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