Mister Ed wrote:And they are free to do that, but their personal decision to do so does not qualify it as "canon", as I understand the meaning of the word.
Mister Ed wrote:Don't really disagree with any of that. You may have a point that, in the strictest sense, it may not be possible to say that Star Wars really HAS a canon. But if it DOES, I'm inclined to think that what George Lucas says it is would be the highest authority. And either way, the point I was trying to make originally was that individual viewers can't accurately call their preferred subset of Star Wars lore "canon" in any sense of the word I am aware of, even though they are perfectly justified in HAVING any such preferences (I know I do. As I said, even if I accept some things as canon, that doesn't mean I like them. There are many aspects of Star Wars "canon" that I find stupid, and ignore if at all possible.)
Draykov wrote:That's why some people make the declaration that "George RUINED Star Wars."
ThatGuyWithTheBricks wrote:Nah, George Lucas sold Star Wars out for merchandise and profit.
CloneEmperor wrote:And if you think that happened any later than May 1977, you are deluding yourself.
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