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Tag: Star Wars
  • Star Wars and the Austrian School: Introducing Darth Plagueis

    Darth Plagueis was a dark lord of the Sith so powerful and so wise, he could… even keep the ones he cared about from dying…  The dark side of the Force is a pathway to many abilities, some considered to be unnatural.  He became so powerful, the only thing he was afraid of was losing …

  • Star Wars and the Austrian School: Trade Routes (Part 2)

    Continued from Part I: The Great Hyperspace War Part II: The Invasion of Naboo For those less-than-diehard Star Wars fans who insist that anything not in the six movies doesn’t count, they can witness this political-economic travesty of protectionism in Episode I: The Phantom Menace.  Because of a dispute over the taxation of trade routes …

  • Star Wars and the Austrian School: Trade Routes (Part I)

    Part I: The Great Hyperspace War For those knowledgeable nerds who are well-versed in Star Wars expanded universe history (such as your author), they would be familiar with the lore of the Great Hyperspace War.  Originally appearing in the Tales of the Jedi comic book series and being mentioned throughout the Knights of the Old …

  • Star Wars and the Austrian School: A Brief Overview

    Star Wars is unquestionably a brilliant saga that touches the hearts of many through its incorporation of timeless literary archetypes and humanist themes.  Adventure, love, loss, spirituality, good vs. evil, and the triumph of the human (and humanoid) spirit…  Yet there are other characteristics standing out that demand attention and respect, such as the saga’s …