Wow - once again, this has to be one of the most devisive issues I've seen. I couldn't disagree with you more. Anakin became selfish because he wasn't allowed to see his mom and PadmÃ©? I'm sorry, he had pledged himself to the Jedi. The Jedi foolishly caved in and decided to train someone who was too old and already full of the pre-cursors to greed and anger. Anakin knew attachement was forbidden, he knew marriage was forbidden - why do people paint that as Anakin is being abused by the Jedi? Those rules apply across the board, and are fundamental to being a Jedi - in the PT and in the OT. Anakin blatantly ignored those rules. Once again, Anakin was not too young to be taken from Tatooine - he was too old. Luke was too old too. Training both were incredible risks, risks the Jedi, sadly, had to take. Anakin fell, Luke didn't. Anakin chose to leave Tatooine - he wasn't taken. Anakin was damaged goods and too fearful to train by the time he reached Coruscant. Leaving him on Tatooine doesn't cure anything, he is still harbouring that attachment to his mother. There still comes a time when he has to leave, and there is no guarantee that he will be any less attached to her then. Unless the plan is to try and trick the Sith into taking a vacation on Tatooine and pushing them in the direction of the untrained Anakin... If Anakin's flaws are that he craves to be loved and appreciated - pandering to those flaws only perpetuates them, not cures them. That is exactly what Palpatine did - massaged his ego; offered him bogus solutions to his fear of mortality. Palpatine did that because he is an evil ***hole. Creating a new set of special "Anakin rules" is not the way forward for the Jedi. It certainly wasn't the way forward for Luke - his attachments were just as dangerous and almost lead to his downfall, just like Anakin's.