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Who needs enlightenment when we can be entertained on such colossal desultory and peripheral levels? When we maintain that queer desire to conquer nature, even a synthetic one?
Snaking around the outside of Harkins Luxury 24 theater is a line of a few hundred Star Wars buffs counting down the 25 hours to the prequel's premiere.
Mike Clark, a 24-year-old computer company employee, is one of those camped out.
"We're all geeks and we know it," he says. "But, hey, it's all entertainment.