History Main / ActivistFundamentalistAntics

17th Aug '16 10:24:17 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Website/FundiesSayTheDarndestThings'' lives on this trope.
4th Jul '16 8:24:50 PM Adept
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* An example with a ThinkOfTheChildren MoralGuardian: An excerpt from ''"How I Found the Superman"'' by GKChesterton, [[OlderThanTelevision Daily News 1909]]:

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* An example with a ThinkOfTheChildren MoralGuardian: An excerpt from ''"How I Found the Superman"'' by GKChesterton, Creator/GKChesterton, [[OlderThanTelevision Daily News 1909]]:
24th May '16 2:26:43 PM DaibhidC
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* In Creator/GregRucka's ''Comicbook/WonderWoman'' run, Diana's book of philosophy leads to moral crusaders (encouraged by BigBad Veronica Cale) panicking about paganism, to the point where Wonder Girl is driven out of her school, and there are pickets at Diana's book signings chanting "Hey, ho! Hey, ho! The Amazon has got to go!" (And counter-pickets chanting "Two! Four! Six! Eight! Amazons preach love not hate!")
24th May '16 2:14:46 PM DaibhidC
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* Reg Shoe (before he was a zombie) in Discworld/NightWatch is the classic useful idiot: he shouts lots of slogans, insists that the revolution happen according to his great plans, and is otherwise an insufferable RuleAbidingRebel. When Vimes shows up and lays out just how little anyone (including the real revolutionaries) cares about what he has to say, Reg's brain "rejected the information as contrary to whatever total fantasy was going on inside". After zombification, his antics are slightly more subdued, in that he's always going on about unfair treatment of the undead, while the other undead wish he'd shut up about it.

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* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'':
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Reg Shoe (before he was a zombie) in Discworld/NightWatch is the classic useful idiot: he shouts lots of slogans, insists that the revolution happen according to his great plans, and is otherwise an insufferable RuleAbidingRebel. When Vimes shows up and lays out just how little anyone (including the real revolutionaries) cares about what he has to say, Reg's brain "rejected the information as contrary to whatever total fantasy was going on inside". After zombification, his antics are slightly more subdued, in that he's always going on about unfair treatment of the undead, while the other undead wish he'd shut up about it.


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** The antagonist of ''Discworld/TheScienceOfDiscworld IV'' is the Reverend Mr Stackpole of the Church of Latter-Day Omnians, who not only insists the Disc is spherical (something most Omnians have accepted is not the case), but that [[InsaneTrollLogic somehow]] this means the Omnian church should have custody of Roundworld (the universe containing actually spherical planets which the wizards created by accident, and is kept on a shelf in Unseen University). The fact the Great God Om actually descends in order to personally tell him to stop talking nonsense only drives him to further heights of incoherent ranting.
--->'''Stackpole''': Om is not mocked! That is to say that our concept of the true being of Om is not mocked!
16th Apr '16 12:28:58 PM Aspr3
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* The Age Of The Fall in Wrestling/RingOfHonor, Full Impact Pro and others. The American Healthcare system is ''wrong'' and you're going to hear about it, even though you came to watch a wrestling show. When they actually got around to talking about everything they(or rather, Wrestling/JimmyJacobs) thought was corroding society, fans actually agreed with them. That still didn't stop Age Of The Fall from being [[ProducePelting pelted with garbage]] when they one matches though.

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* The Age Of The Fall in Wrestling/RingOfHonor, Full Impact Pro and others. The American Healthcare system is ''wrong'' and you're going to hear about it, even though you came to watch a wrestling show. When they actually got around to talking about everything they(or rather, Wrestling/JimmyJacobs) thought was corroding society, fans actually agreed with them. That still didn't stop Age Of The Fall from being [[ProducePelting pelted with garbage]] when they one won matches though.
17th Jan '16 10:57:04 AM nombretomado
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* In one ''LawAndOrderSVU'' episode, a guy has tried for eight years to get his kidnapped brother back. The police and everyone else stopped caring many years ago, so he resorted to kidnapping and raping a woman just to get the police's attention. [[spoiler:Oh, and the woman is, of course, in on it, pulling off a little RomanticizedAbuse show to the audience as her "rape" gets broadcast on the web.]]

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* In one ''LawAndOrderSVU'' ''Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit'' episode, a guy has tried for eight years to get his kidnapped brother back. The police and everyone else stopped caring many years ago, so he resorted to kidnapping and raping a woman just to get the police's attention. [[spoiler:Oh, and the woman is, of course, in on it, pulling off a little RomanticizedAbuse show to the audience as her "rape" gets broadcast on the web.]]
7th Jan '16 10:36:50 AM ChronoLegion
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* ''Film/EasyA'': Marianne's group is shown doing this. First against the basketball team, then against Olive. Picketing ''fellow students'' with hateful slogans, Westboro Baptist Church Style, yay... Interestingly, Marianne and her [[TheLancer lancer]], Nina, are shown to be really loving and caring people. This strongly indicates that the reason they are such jerks with their antics is that they believe they don't have a choice -- that it's somehow their holy duty to act as if they were psychopaths. It's shown Marianne's father is also a pastor, and a real {{Jerkass}} one who treats his faith as fact and refuses to let Olive agree to disagree. So, its likely her behavior isn't her fault, its largely he result of her strict religious upbringing that she is trying to protect.

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* ''Film/EasyA'': Marianne's group is shown doing this. First against the basketball team, then against Olive. Picketing ''fellow students'' with hateful slogans, Westboro Baptist Church Style, yay... Interestingly, Marianne and her [[TheLancer lancer]], Nina, are shown to be really loving and caring people. This strongly indicates that the reason they are such jerks with their antics is that they believe they don't have a choice -- that it's somehow their holy duty to act as if they were psychopaths. It's shown Marianne's father is also a pastor, and a real {{Jerkass}} one who treats his faith as fact and refuses to let Olive agree to disagree.disagree (and a hypocrite, who likes to watch teenage girls strip live via webcam). So, its likely her behavior isn't her fault, its largely he result of her strict religious upbringing that she is trying to protect.
2nd Nov '15 2:24:36 AM StFan
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* In TheVerse of the ''ComicBook/ChickTracts'', a [[TheFundamentalist real Christian]] would never resort to this kind of behavior. (They sometimes do stuff that ''would'' be this trope if it wasn't for the convenient power of EasyEvangelism - such as using people's personal tragedies as a good time to tell them that they are going to hell unless they join the one true religion. But never mind that.)

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* In TheVerse of the ''ComicBook/ChickTracts'', a [[TheFundamentalist real Christian]] would never resort to this kind of behavior. (They sometimes do stuff that ''would'' be this trope if it wasn't for the convenient power of EasyEvangelism - -- such as using people's personal tragedies as a good time to tell them that they are going to hell unless they join the one true religion. But never mind that.)



* ComicBook/CartoonHistoryOfTheUniverse has a minor running gag of groups the early Muslims failed to convert dealing with missionaries making ''exactly'' the wrong pitch. Examples include trying to present monotheism as novel to Jews, pushing their own idea of modest dress in Ghana where it's extremely impractical, and promoting male dominance to a female ruler.

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* ComicBook/CartoonHistoryOfTheUniverse ''ComicBook/TheCartoonHistoryOfTheUniverse'' has a minor running gag of groups the early Muslims failed to convert dealing with missionaries making ''exactly'' the wrong pitch. Examples include trying to present monotheism as novel to Jews, pushing their own idea of modest dress in Ghana where it's extremely impractical, and promoting male dominance to a female ruler.
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* ''Film/EasyA'': Marianne's group is shown doing this. First against the basketball team, then against Olive. Picketing ''fellow students'' with hateful slogans, Westboro Baptist Church Style, yay...
** Interestingly, Marianne and her [[TheLancer lancer]], Nina, are shown to be really loving and caring people. This strongly indicates that the reason they are such [[JerkAss jerks]] with their antics is that they believe they don't have a choice - that it's somehow their holy duty to act as if they were psychopaths.
** It's shown Marianne's father is also a pastor, and a real JerkAss one who treats his faith as fact and refuses to let Olive agree to disagree. So, its likely her behavior isn't her fault, its largely he result of her strict religious upbringing that she is trying to protect.

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* ''Film/EasyA'': Marianne's group is shown doing this. First against the basketball team, then against Olive. Picketing ''fellow students'' with hateful slogans, Westboro Baptist Church Style, yay...
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yay... Interestingly, Marianne and her [[TheLancer lancer]], Nina, are shown to be really loving and caring people. This strongly indicates that the reason they are such [[JerkAss jerks]] jerks with their antics is that they believe they don't have a choice - -- that it's somehow their holy duty to act as if they were psychopaths.
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psychopaths. It's shown Marianne's father is also a pastor, and a real JerkAss {{Jerkass}} one who treats his faith as fact and refuses to let Olive agree to disagree. So, its likely her behavior isn't her fault, its largely he result of her strict religious upbringing that she is trying to protect.



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[[folder:Professional Wrestling]]
* The Age Of The Fall in Wrestling/RingOfHonor, Full Impact Pro and others. The American Healthcare system is ''wrong'' and you're going to hear about it, even though you came to watch a wrestling show. When they actually got around to talking about everything they(or rather, Wrestling/JimmyJacobs) thought was corroding society, fans actually agreed with them. That still didn't stop Age Of The Fall from being [[ProducePelting pelted with garbage]] when they one matches though.[[/folder]]

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* Pharisee in Roleplay/DinoAttackRPG has some elements of this. Basically, he believes that he has a divine right to impart justice on people he considers morally wrong, and makes sure that those "wrongdoers" understand.
** Averted by Dr. Noomi Shaw, who keeps the spiritual aspects of her character to herself and respects the opinions of others. She was deliberately written to avoid falling into this trope.

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* The Age Of The Fall in Wrestling/RingOfHonor, Full Impact Pro and others. The American Healthcare system is ''wrong'' and you're going to hear about it, even though you came to watch a wrestling show. When they actually got around to talking about everything they(or rather, Wrestling/JimmyJacobs) thought was corroding society, fans actually agreed with them. That still didn't stop Age Of The Fall from being [[ProducePelting pelted with garbage]] when they one matches though.[[/folder]]

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* Pharisee in Roleplay/DinoAttackRPG has some elements of this. Basically, he believes that he has a divine right to impart justice on people he considers morally wrong, and makes sure that those "wrongdoers" understand.
** Averted by Dr. Noomi Shaw, who keeps the spiritual aspects of her character to herself and respects the opinions of others. She was deliberately written to avoid falling into this trope.



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* ''SlaveMaker'': As a result of their constant AbuseMistake, the would-be rescuers end up "freeing" slaves against their will, resulting in slaves escaping from "freedom" and running back to their master or mistress.

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* ''SlaveMaker'': ''VideoGame/SlaveMaker'': As a result of their constant AbuseMistake, the would-be rescuers end up "freeing" slaves against their will, resulting in slaves escaping from "freedom" and running back to their master or mistress.






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* Seymour of ''Webcomic/{{Sinfest}}'' often fall into this territory. See the trope illustration, where even God dismisses him as a "loony fanboy".
** Sinfest is actually an interesting example, because it is a series where the main characters can often see God make signs in the sky, where the Devil runs a MegaCorp, where Jesus and Buddha occasionally drop by for chilling, and where one main character is in a relationship with with a [[HornyDevils reformed demon girl]]. Seymour's problem is not that he is trying to push the existence of his god onto characters because everyone ''knows'' that various deities exist... but that he refuses to see that there are gray areas between blind and obsessive worshiping and (for example) being genuine friends with a cute girl from hell.
* Kankri of ''WebComic/{{Homestuck}}'' from the Pre-Scratch universe is obsessed with social justice, but, lacking a real cause (and personal issues causing him to automatically reject the validity of one of the only actual causes presented to him), he ends up preaching verbosely for little reason and less benefit. In the Post-Scratch universe, he became MessianicArchetype for real because the CrapsackWorld of Alternia and the lingering memories of life in the Pre-Scratch universe gave him an actual cause to champion.

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* Seymour of ''Webcomic/{{Sinfest}}'' often fall into this territory. See the trope illustration, where even God dismisses him as a "loony fanboy".
** Sinfest
fanboy". ''Sinfest'' is actually an interesting example, because it is a series where the main characters can often see God make signs in the sky, where the Devil runs a MegaCorp, where Jesus and Buddha occasionally drop by for chilling, and where one main character is in a relationship with with a [[HornyDevils reformed demon girl]]. Seymour's problem is not that he is trying to push the existence of his god onto characters because everyone ''knows'' that various deities exist... but that he refuses to see that there are gray areas between blind and obsessive worshiping and (for example) being genuine friends with a cute girl from hell.
* Kankri of ''WebComic/{{Homestuck}}'' ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'' from the Pre-Scratch universe is obsessed with social justice, but, lacking a real cause (and personal issues causing him to automatically reject the validity of one of the only actual causes presented to him), he ends up preaching verbosely for little reason and less benefit. In the Post-Scratch universe, he became MessianicArchetype for real because the CrapsackWorld of Alternia and the lingering memories of life in the Pre-Scratch universe gave him an actual cause to champion.
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* ''TheOnion'' reports on [[http://www.theonion.com/articles/christ-converts-to-islam,754/ "Christ Converts to Islam"]]: "Millions more, however, have decried the recalcitrant Christ's apostasy, breaking ties with Him and calling His conversion "a heathen act" of "utmost blasphemy before Himself"."

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* ''TheOnion'' ''Roleplay/DinoAttackRPG'':
** Pharisee has some elements of this. Basically, he believes that he has a divine right to impart justice on people he considers morally wrong, and makes sure that those "wrongdoers" understand.
** Averted by Dr. Noomi Shaw, who keeps the spiritual aspects of her character to herself and respects the opinions of others. She was deliberately written to avoid falling into this trope.
* ''Website/TheOnion''
reports on [[http://www.theonion.com/articles/christ-converts-to-islam,754/ "Christ Converts to Islam"]]: "Millions more, however, have decried the recalcitrant Christ's apostasy, breaking ties with Him and calling His conversion "a heathen act" of "utmost blasphemy before Himself"."



* ''ZinniaJones'' has at least two episodes on this. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWOQGhhrIpE One about MassResistance]] and [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-EwlT5KzeRE one about the Westboro Baptist Church]].

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* ''ZinniaJones'' ''WebVideo/ZinniaJones'' has at least two episodes on this. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWOQGhhrIpE One about MassResistance]] and [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-EwlT5KzeRE one about the Westboro Baptist Church]].
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-->'''Group Member''': Are you really going to burn TheBible?
-->'''Ms. Censordoll''': Only the Jewish parts.

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-->'''Group Member''': Member:''' Are you really going to burn TheBible?
-->'''Ms. Censordoll''':
Literature/TheBible?\\
'''Ms. Censordoll:'''
Only the Jewish parts.
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2nd Sep '15 7:06:02 AM Some_Person
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** Later in "Jerry's Painting" she wants to get a painting of a topless female centaur burned. [[spoiler: Of course when the painting is changed to a male centaur she has no problem with it.]]
16th Jul '15 3:48:40 PM Jeduthun
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Compare StrawLoser, LordErrorProne and BlackAndWhiteInsanity. Contrast AgainstMyReligion, where the character personally refuses to do things that he considers to be against his religion, rather than trying to bully everyone else into behaving the same way. Also contrast TheSoulsaver and SoulsavingCrusader, which can contain behavior that would be this trope if it weren't justified within the narrative. A particularly over-the-top SoapboxSadie might act this way for every new cause that pops into her head.

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Compare StrawLoser, LordErrorProne and BlackAndWhiteInsanity. Contrast AgainstMyReligion, where the character personally refuses to do things that he considers to be against his religion, rather than trying to bully everyone else into behaving the same way. Also contrast TheSoulsaver and SoulsavingCrusader, which can contain behavior that would be this trope if it weren't justified within the narrative. A particularly over-the-top SoapboxSadie might act this way for every new cause that pops into her head.
head. Proactive ones may take the direct sales approach and go KnockingOnHeathensDoor.
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