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What Are The Differences Between The Light And Dark Side Of The Force? (War Between Right And Wrong)

What Are The Differences Between The Light And Dark Side Of The Force? (War Between Right And Wrong)

The movie “Star Wars,” which is a space opera film, was originally written and directed by George Lucas in 1977. It was the first release of Star Wars, which was the fourth episode of Skywalker.

Other than writing and directing “Star Wars”, George has the privilege of working on the Oscar-winning series Indiana Jones. 

Interestingly, this movie doesn’t revolve around a specific structure. It is so flexible that any story can be incorporated into the Star Wars universe.

If you’re interested in the Sci-Fi or fantasy genre in the cinematic universe, you have probably been following Star Wars or it must be somewhere on your priority list. 

Someone who hasn’t followed the sequels may not know the difference between the light and dark sides of the force. Before getting into it, it’s essential to learn about Jedi and Sith. 

As the story develops, you get to see that there are two lords, Jedi and Sith, who’re living peacefully without having any war with each other.

Jedi are monks and have a light side of the force. They want to keep peace in the Galaxy. Sith, being the opposite of Jedi, have a dark side of the force and keeps killing the other Siths in their world.

Since the Sith don’t let emotions override their powers, they are considered stronger. In contrast, the Jedi live simply and see the world from a religious perspective, thereby weakening their powers.  

It’s important to understand that it’s easier for the beginner or intermediate dark-siders to beat the light-siders who are at the same level. But only a master light-sider can beat a master dark-sider because they’ve learned to control their emotions. 

This article is all about answering your queries related to Star Wars, so let’s take a deep dive into it…

Differences Between Sith and Jedi

There’s a feudal system in the world of Sith Lords. Thus, they kill each other to reach the top of the Sith Lord hierarchy. The series of killings continued until there were only two powerful lords left. Rule of two states that there must only be two Sith lords—master and apprentice—so if there’s a third one, they would kill him.

Among the remaining two Jedi lords, one was the master and the other was the apprentice. To keep the first apprentice in line, the master would keep looking for another apprentice and kill the older one after training the new one. 

The Brotherhood of Darkness could only exist when there were only two Sith Lords, so this vicious cycle continued. 

On the other hand, Jedi were far from killing and fighting. The only thing they wanted to bring to the galaxy was peace. Sith practiced the dark side of the force, whereas Jedi practiced the light side of the force. It’s interesting to note that Jedi also had the dark side of the force, though they wouldn’t practice it. As much as possible, they would refrain from killing others. 

Comparing Dark Side with the Light Side of the Force 

Dark Side Light Side 
Who has this? Both Sith and Jedi Jedi 
Which one is more powerful? This side is more powerful Less powerful than the dark side 
What kind of people are on this side of the force? They naturally are more battle oriented Having morals and values, Jedi like to spread love and peace 
Who wields this force? Sith Jedi 
The Dark Side vs. The Light Side of the Force

What Is The Order Of Star Wars? 

What is The Order Of Star Wars? 
Star Wars

Here’s the order in which Star Wars was released.

Releasing YearEpisodes Movies 
11977Episode IVA New Hope
21980Episode VEmpire Strikes Back 
31983Episode VIReturn Of The Jedi 
41999Episode IThe Phantom Menace 
52002Episode IIAttack Of The Clones 
62005Episode IIIRevenge Of The Sith 
72015Episode VIIThe Force Awakens 
82016Rogue OneA Star Wars Story 
92017Episode VIIIThe Last Jedi 
102018SoloA Star Wars Story 
112019 Episode IXThe Rise Of Skywalker 
Order of Star Wars

Who’s Anakin’s Father? 

Many people believe that Palpatine was the father of Anakin, which isn’t true. The creation of Anakin was the result of the ritual performed by Palpatine and his master. 

Anakin was the most powerful Jedi ever lived. You may wonder if Anakin was powerful and why he couldn’t defeat Obi-Wan in a duel that happened at Mustafar. 

The duel between Anakin and Obi-Wan was of mental strength more than physical strength. None of them won the duel. The match at Mustafar was a tie.

Is Rey A Skywalker?

The bloodline of Rey makes her Palpatine. Since she was adopted into a Skywalker family, she was later identified as a Skywalker.

Is Rey A Skywalker?
A Skywalker

Many Star Wars fans disagree with the idea of her being a Skywalker. The movie developed the concept that Rey doesn’t need a family to define herself, but in the end, she chose to be a Skywalker.

It has been argued that Rey should rather be a solo because that is the name given to people without families. 

Who Killed Obi-Wan Kenobi?

“A New Hope” depicts Darth Vader killing the greatest Jedi Master, Obi-Wan Kenobi.

A lightsaber duel takes place between Darth Vader and Obi-Wan Kenobi. The great Jedi Master allows Darth Vader to choke himself into pieces.

If you strike me down, I shall become more powerful than you can possibly imagine,” 

Obi-Wan said in the movie.

He let the Sith Lord sacrifice him because he wanted to give himself to the force. You’ll notice that he was the only Jedi except Yoda who disappeared after death. 

Upon being cut into pieces, he disappeared as only his body had died. He became a force ghost because his energy remained.

A video on how Obi-Wan let Darth Vader sacrifice him

Conclusion

  • This article was all about the differences between the light side and the dark side of the force.
  • In Star Wars, two lords possess these forces: Sith and Jedi. 
  • A Sith possesses the dark side of the force, while a Jedi possesses both the light and dark sides. 
  • Interestingly, Jedi only wield the light side of the force. Having strong religious beliefs, they were very dedicated to spreading peace throughout the galaxy. 
  • On the other hand, the Sith didn’t hesitate to harm other Sith and Jedi.

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