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A group of sentients from various species (and a droid)

"You almost got us killed! Are you brainless?"
"I spake.[sic]"
"The ability to speak does not make you intelligent."
―Qui-Gon Jinn and Jar Jar Binks[src]

Sentience was the ability of a species to think intelligently. Sentient species of the galaxy numbered in the tens of thousands, with 3PO units being programmed to recognize more than 30,000 of them.[1] Some such species included humans,[2] the Ewoks,[3] the Patitites,[4] the Gungans,[5] and the Geonosians.[6] Non-sentient organics of the animal kingdom were variously referred to as "creatures"[7][8] or "beasts."[9][10] There also existed creatures that appeared to have emerging sentience, such as the Zillo Beast.[11]

Under the laws of the Galactic Republic, sentient beings could not be used as slaves. However, slavery thrived on certain remote planets such as Tatooine,[12] and was considered a profitable trade among the Zygerrians.[13] Most droids were afforded programming that did not allow them to harm organic sentient beings, with notable exceptions such as police droids[14] and battle droids.[15]

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  1. Master & Apprentice
  2. Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope
  3. Encyclopedia-Logo Ewoks in the Encyclopedia (link now obsolete; backup link)
  4. Encyclopedia-Logo Patitites in the Encyclopedia (link now obsolete; backup link)
  5. Encyclopedia-Logo Naboo in the Encyclopedia (link now obsolete; backup link)
  6. Encyclopedia-Logo Geonosis in the Encyclopedia (link now obsolete; backup link)
  7. Encyclopedia-Logo Rancor in the Encyclopedia (link now obsolete; backup link)
  8. Encyclopedia-Logo Tauntaun in the Encyclopedia (link now obsolete; backup link)
  9. Encyclopedia-Logo Ruping in the Encyclopedia (link now obsolete; backup link)
  10. Encyclopedia-Logo Nexu in the Encyclopedia (link now obsolete; backup link)
  11. Encyclopedia-Logo Zillo Beast in the Encyclopedia (link now obsolete; backup link)
  12. Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace
  13. Encyclopedia-Logo Zygerrians in the Encyclopedia (link now obsolete; backup link)
  14. Encyclopedia-Logo Police droid in the Encyclopedia (link now obsolete; backup link)
  15. Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones

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