Hope is The Start to Great Things
Hokey Relgions and Jedi
Jedi and Hokey Religions
…are no match for a good blaster at your side.
But seriously, the Emperor and Lord Vader’s famous Order 66 exterminated most of the Jedi about a generation ago. Considering the Jedi were already dwindling (and the restricted HoloNet access), most young people have never heard of the Jedi, let alone the Force. Older folks remember the Jedi as something of a bygone era who failed to protect the galaxy when the galaxy needed them most. Some consider them charlatans. Few remember them for the glories they were renowned for.