‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Really Blew the Ending – CNET

For me, the presence of the Emperor highlighted a missed storytelling opportunity. Liam Neeson’s appearance as Qui-Gon Jinn carried some emotional weight because it symbolized Obi-Wan’s reconnection to the Force. But Vader hadn’t changed, so the Emperor’s cameo is pointless.…

Octavia Butler on the Meaning of God

Another century hence, another prophet of the ages saw, and named, the underlying truth beneath these truths: that if this you, this me, is in fact an ever-changing chance-constellation of cells, ideas, beliefs, impressions, mental states, emotional weather systems, constantly…