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14th Apr '16 10:21:36 AM mraanonymous
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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': It's complicated: despite the books having several complex themes, David Benioff, one of the writers of the show, has said in an interview that "themes are for eighth-grade book reports", so having themes is not what they are going for. Nevertheless, the show does attempt to have "revenge", ambition" and "honour gets you killed" as mayor themes, as is something they often mention in commentaries.

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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': It's complicated: despite ''Series/GameOfThrones'':While evil will gain early and short sighted victories, by its very nature will fail and collapse in on itself. As for good, unless the books having several complex themes, David Benioff, one of the writers of the show, has said in an interview that "themes people fighting for it are for eighth-grade book reports", so having themes is not what willing to compromise and adapt they are going for. Nevertheless, will break and fail under the show does attempt to have "revenge", ambition" and "honour gets you killed" as mayor themes, as is something they often mention in commentaries.strain.
19th Mar '16 1:54:16 PM nombretomado
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* ''TheBigBangTheory'': Brilliance and wisdom are mutually exclusive.

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* ''TheBigBangTheory'': ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'': Brilliance and wisdom are mutually exclusive.
10th Mar '16 9:47:32 AM DragonRanger
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** ''Series/KamenRiderGhost:'' What is the value of an individual life?

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** ''Series/KamenRiderGhost:'' What is the value of an a person's life? Are individual life?lives still worth protecting even when that individuality causes conflict with one another?
7th Mar '16 2:02:03 PM DragonRanger
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** ''Series/KamenRiderGaim:'' What do I do with this newly obtained power? What do I destroy then if I don't want to destroy anything? Also, just because adults have lived through the children have doesn't mean they know any better.

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** ''Series/KamenRiderGaim:'' What do I do with this newly obtained power? What do I destroy If power can only destroy, then what if I don't want to destroy anything? Also, just because adults have lived through more than the children have doesn't mean they know any better.



** ''Series/KamenRiderGhost:'' What is the meaning of life?

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** ''Series/KamenRiderGhost:'' What is the meaning value of an individual life?
19th Feb '16 1:09:55 PM jacobwildchalice
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* ''Series/Southland'': Cops aren't heroes or villians; they're people, with their own problems, just like you.
8th Feb '16 9:52:23 AM WildeOscar
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** Alternatively, science as an instrument of justice.
14th Jan '16 7:01:28 PM TheMightyHeptagon
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** ''[[Series/AmericanHorrorStoryMurderHouse Murder House]]'': Everyone is haunted and infidelity.
** ''[[Series/AmericanHorrorStoryAsylum Asylum]]'':
*** Sanity and guilt.
*** Coming to terms with the past. ''Everyone'' in the season (good or bad) is either entranced or haunted by something in their past, and they can only [[EarnYourHappyEnding Earn Their Happy Ending]] by learning to confront it instead of trying to hide from it. Dr. Arden is haunted by [[spoiler: his Nazi past]], Dr. Thredson is haunted by [[spoiler: growing up without a mother]], Sister Jude is haunted by [[spoiler: her alcoholism sending her life off the rails]], and Sister Mary Eunice is haunted by memories of being a social outcast. And at the end of the season, Lana comes to terms with her experiences by [[spoiler:shutting down Briarcliff and writing the story of Bloody Face]], Kit comes to terms with them by [[spoiler:forgiving Jude and rescuing her from Briarcliff]], while Johnny [[spoiler:gets himself killed when he tries to take revenge on Lana]], and Monsignor Howard [[spoiler:commits suicide because he can't deal with the guilt of ignoring the abuses at Briarcliff]].

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** ''[[Series/AmericanHorrorStoryMurderHouse Murder House]]'': Everyone is haunted The harmful nature of lies and infidelity.
infidelity, and the idea that their influence never really goes away. The central Harmon family slowly falls apart because Ben's past extramarital affair drives a wedge between him and Vivien, while Violet hides her clinical depression from her parents. In the past, [[spoiler: Constance Langdon]], [[spoiler: Larry Harvey]], and [[spoiler: Chad Warwick]] all had relationships fall apart due to infidelity, while [[spoiler: Moira O'Hara]] died over an extramarital affair, and the original owners of the Murder House died because [[spoiler: they couldn't accept the death of their son]]. In the present, Tate can't bring himself to admit that [[spoiler: he's a mass-murderer]], Constance can't bring herself to admit that [[spoiler: Tate is her son]], and [[spoiler: the birth of the Antichrist]] ultimately comes about because [[spoiler: Vivien unknowingly has sex with Tate]]. Notably, the show portrays ghosts as fully corporeal beings who have absolutely no trouble interacting with the living, reflecting the lasting influence of the past.
** ''[[Series/AmericanHorrorStoryAsylum Asylum]]'':
*** Sanity and guilt.
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Asylum]]'': Coming to terms with the past. ''Everyone'' in the season (good or bad) is either entranced or haunted by something in their past, and they can only [[EarnYourHappyEnding Earn Their Happy Ending]] by learning to confront it instead of [[NeverMyFault blaming it on other people]] or trying to hide from it. Dr. Arden is haunted by [[spoiler: his Nazi past]], Dr. Thredson is haunted by [[spoiler: growing up without a mother]], Sister Jude is haunted by [[spoiler: her alcoholism sending her life off the rails]], and Sister Mary Eunice is haunted by memories of being a social outcast. And at the end of the season, Lana comes to terms with her experiences by [[spoiler:shutting down Briarcliff and writing the story of Bloody Face]], Kit comes to terms with them by [[spoiler:forgiving Jude and rescuing her from Briarcliff]], while Johnny [[spoiler:gets himself killed when he tries to take revenge on Lana]], and Monsignor Howard [[spoiler:commits suicide because he can't deal with the guilt of ignoring the abuses at Briarcliff]].
1st Jan '16 9:29:35 PM otemple700
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** ''Series/KamenRiderGaim:'' What do I do with this newly obtained power? What do I destroy then if I don't want to destroy anything?

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** ''Series/KamenRiderGaim:'' What do I do with this newly obtained power? What do I destroy then if I don't want to destroy anything?anything? Also, just because adults have lived through the children have doesn't mean they know any better.
22nd Dec '15 3:21:33 AM JuanAditya
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** ''Series/KamenRiderGhost:'' What is the meaning of life?
25th Nov '15 11:48:31 AM laughingmanxx19
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* ''Series/{{Farscape}}'': Duality, the conflict between who we really are deep down versus the people we wish to be and present to the world. Also, personality morality vs what we do to survive, tied into the first theme.
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