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The World According to Star Wars

What Star Wars can teach us about the world we live in

By Cass R. Sunstein
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The World According to Star Wars by Cass R. Sunstein

The World According to Star Wars (2016) reveals the many life lessons to be learned from George Lucas’s Star Wars films. Discover what popular science fiction can tell us about ourselves, what Star Wars has to say about the politics of popularity and how we interpret movies and inject our favorite stories with our own ideas.

  • Star Wars fans
  • Creative people interested in popular trends
  • Political scholars

Cass R. Sunstein is a professor at Harvard University and founder of the school’s Program on Behavioral Economics and Public Policy. He has worked for the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs and as a member of the President’s Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies. His other books include Nudge: Improving Decisions about Health, Wealth, and Happiness and Simpler: The Future of Government.

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