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It was also suggested, in KOTOR II, that the Republic is a shining gem of the collective achievement of the galaxy, and that the Jedi order is the shining gem of the Republic. The pinnacle of development, the culmination of our efforts to improve.
Thank you for your interesting and challenging article. There are indeed many difficult issues with the Force and its relationship to the galaxy.
"Only Sith believe in absolutes." I think this is a reflection of the principle that a Jedi always has more to learn. Sith tend to fixate, and close...