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- Why do Jedi use lightsabers? 6 answers
In the movie A New Hope we see Obi-Wan training Luke to use the lightsaber of his father.
HAN: Hokey religions and ancient weapons are no match for a good blaster at your side, kid.
Blasters are as good as guns and their velocities surely help in tearing off enemies. With the help of force they are surely good weapons.
Can’t Jedi interact with the force with help of blasters?
Please consider using spoiler tags in your answer as I have only watched Episode IV