Star Wars Fans Want Obi-Wan Kenobi Statue on Scotland's 'High Ground'

It looks like Star Wars fans have found a new cause to support. A new petition is now calling for a statue of Obi-Wan Kenobi to be placed on Scotland's tallest mountain so that the Jedi Master can have the "highest ground" in the country.

The petition is addressed to the John Muir Trust and The Highland Council and points out that Ewan McGregor is one of Scotland's best actors. In addition to Birds of Prey star's "impressive filmography", it states that McGregor is best known for his portrayal of Obi-Wan in the Star Wars prequels where his character famously claimed the high ground. With that in mind, fans believe that McGregor deserves to have a statue on Ben Nevis, which is Scotland's highest peak.

"A statue of Obi-Wan Kenobi would be rather fitting, given the mountain's nickname, the volcanic past and its the highest ground of Ewan McGregor's home county. He would literally have 'the high ground', watching over all of Scotland. It's poetic in a way," the petition reads. Additionally, they stated what the statue must look like.

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"Material wise, the statue could be made from copper, stone, bronze, brass, marble or iron. As long as there is a plaque that welcomes climbers with a 'Hello There'. Keeping the essence of the character of Obi-Wan Kenobi," the petition reads.

I don't know about you but I'm convinced that this is the best idea ever. If you agree, you can sign the petition here.

The petition has already earned more than 18,000 signatures and is already aiming for 25,000.

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