Posting has been suspended while I'm on vacation, but here are a few quick takes on The Force Awakens. If you haven't seen the movie, you should consider all of these spoilers.
I think there is something to this psychological analysis, but it probably shouldn't be pushed too far.
Steve Sailer helpfully points out that Episode 7 is crucial in making the Chinese as crazy about Star Wars as the West currently is.
A really interesting comparison between two of the most popular works of fiction in the twentieth century. I'm just a Tolkien fan, rather than a scholar, but I think the eschatology of this piece misses the point a bit. Still worth a read.
On a final note, I'm moving domain registrars, so if any of the many possible delays occur, the site may not show correctly for a bit.