posted on May, 31 2004 @ 06:20 AM
I guess one could say that Jedi is
a religion. At least in the UK anyway.
"The Force is evidently still strong with the Star Wars legacy - Jedi is the chosen "religion" for thousands of people in Britain, according to
newly released census results.
The 2001 census reveals that 390,000 people across England and Wales are devoted followers of the Jedi "faith" made famous by the blockbuster
They say it's not recognised officially, but they did place it on an official form so I reckon their protestations are baseless.
Gotta love this line.
"It remains to be seen whether the census results will give rise to planning applications for Jedi bases or open air gatherings being held.
And sales of light sabres could well give a boost the UK economy."