May the force be with youBMJ 2007; 335 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39412.648576.94 (Published 29 November 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:1158
- Des Spence, general practitioner, Glasgow
“Use the force, Luke. Let go!” He turned off his targeting computer—certain folly! But the torpedoes went down the ventilation shaft and Death Star, the most advanced weapon ever to threaten the universe, exploded. The whole cinema jumped and whooped as one. My brother shouted, “Even better than Smokey and the Bandit.” We spent the next few years imaging we were duffle coated Jedi knights, following the code and saving the universe, tapping into the timeless and invisible power of “the force.” Light-sabre sticks spluttered and buzzed as …
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