Humph...this is all easily explained by the principle of McFly Supersymmetry, which says for every Marty, there is an equal and opposite Marty.

The Marty we see is raised by loser parents, goes back in time, alters their courtship and returns to the future where they are awesome parents.

So, by McFly Supersymmetry, we… » 1/29/15 7:15pm 1/29/15 7:15pm

Yeah, I'm completely familiar with that idea. Please see the rest of the thread where I clarify over and over and over and over and over and over again that I totally get that light isn't moving faster inside the bubble but that the bubble is carrying both the ship and the light along.

Okay, I'll clarify it one more… » 1/12/15 6:21pm 1/12/15 6:21pm

Pretty sure the recent history of lightsaber users suggests that the rate of losing your hand in a lightsaber fight is about 66%. It's 100% among those who survive lightsaber fights.

Also, would it be entirely surprising to discover that a Sith Lord might make a few choices based more on fashion sense than practical… » 1/11/15 5:53pm 1/11/15 5:53pm