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[Essay] The Gospel of Lucas: in defense of George’s Star Wars

The Gospel of Lucas: in defense of George’s Star Wars Ah, the art of apologetics. “A long time ago in Modesto, California” To begin with the beginning: in the post-war American optimism of the 1950s George Lucas grew up in Modesto. A somewhat shy, geeky kid he liked the solitude in the manual labour of the handicraft of woodworking. Later on in his teenage years he also liked to tinker with cars and dreamt of…

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