Pacifism in Star Wars

The Clone Wars, while ostensibly a show for children, deals with many topics fraught with controversy. One of the first subjects that the series deals with is pacifism, or nonviolence. Early in season one, we are introduced to the pacifist Lurmen species. Unfortunately, the show seems to stand against the Lurmen’s nonviolence, never entertaining the idea that this is a legitimate viewpoint to hold.

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