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The Cantina Cast: Star Wars The Last Jedi, Rogue One, The Force Awakens


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Jun 15, 2016

Mike is joined this week by mental health practitioner Adam. Join Mike and Adam as the probe the psychology of Obi-Wan Kenobi from Episode I to VI.


In this episode:

  • Why does Obi-Wan challenge Qui-Gon Jinn?
  • The effects of seeing Qui-Gon Jinn murdered
  • What were the effects of killing Darth Maul (His belief he killed the Sith)?
  • Did he regret taking on Anakin for a padawan?
  • The psychological effect of being a mentor, friend, brother and father to Anakin Skywalker
  • The psychological effect of war on Obi-Wan
  • Does Obi-Wan have Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • The psychological effect of losing all that he ever had
  • The psychological effect of being forced to kill his friend and padawan
  • The psychological effect on his friend and brother betraying him and the Jedi Order
  • The psychological effects of being isolated for 19 to 20 years
  • Was Obi-Wan suicidal?

All that and much, much more in this episode. If you are having trouble and need to speak to someone please see someone.
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