It's been said that nostalgia is a feeling that holds us back. Instead of looking forward we tend to wallow in an idealized past. And how we have rolled in the mud of yesteryear these last few weeks. We have seen and re-seen the old movies, read conspiracy theories, cursed George Lucas for not just letting things go and watched the new trailers again and again.
"Chewie, we're home" – Harrison Ford says to his hairy friend and I feel a tingling sensation all over my body. I don't need to take many steps away from myself to realize that my behavior is pretty close to that of a hardcore Metallica fan. I didn't want to take off the Stormtrooper helmet that I tried on a few days ago, even though I try to distance myself from grown up men in Star Wars uniforms.