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4th Mar '17 11:10:10 AM LightningPrincess
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** The Minbari have a civil war, with the Warrior Caste and the Religious Caste each accusing the other of being category traitors to the Minbari, and anyone who tried to de-escalate the civil war of being a category traitor to their caste. [[spoiler:Delenn takes over the religious caste, wins, but then hands power over to the [[HouseHufflepuff Worker Caste]], the ones who actually represent the base of the Minbari people and keep getting caught up in the middle when the Religious and Warrior castes quarrel with each other.]]

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** The Minbari have a civil war, with the Warrior Caste and the Religious Caste each accusing the other of being category traitors to the Minbari, and anyone who tried to de-escalate the civil war of being a category traitor to their caste. [[spoiler:Delenn takes over the religious caste, wins, but then hands power over to the [[HouseHufflepuff [[HufflepuffHouse Worker Caste]], the ones who actually represent the base of the Minbari people and keep getting caught up in the middle when the Religious and Warrior castes quarrel with each other.]]
4th Mar '17 11:08:40 AM LightningPrincess
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** The Minbari have a civil war, with the Warrior Caste and the Religious Caste each accusing the other of being category traitors to the Minbari, and anyone who tried to de-escalate the civil war of being a category traitor to their caste. [[spoiler:Delenn takes over the religious caste, wins, but then hands power over to the Worker Caste, the ones who actually represent the base of the Minbari people and keep getting caught up in the middle when the Religious and Warrior castes quarrel with each other.]]

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** The Minbari have a civil war, with the Warrior Caste and the Religious Caste each accusing the other of being category traitors to the Minbari, and anyone who tried to de-escalate the civil war of being a category traitor to their caste. [[spoiler:Delenn takes over the religious caste, wins, but then hands power over to the [[HouseHufflepuff Worker Caste, Caste]], the ones who actually represent the base of the Minbari people and keep getting caught up in the middle when the Religious and Warrior castes quarrel with each other.]]
19th Feb '17 9:20:23 AM eowynjedi
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* In the third series of ''Series/HoratioHornblower'', Irish midshipman Orrock gets this from both ends when he overhears (and corrects) the normally reasonable Matthews commenting that Hornblower might rather have a Frenchman in front of him than an Irishman behind him. Then, the Irish rebels who have allied with Napoleon call him a traitor to his own people for sticking with Hornblower rather than joining them.
19th Dec '16 8:45:50 PM harostar
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* In ''Manga/TokyoGhoul'', the Ghoul Countermeasures Law codifies this with Article 119. Humans that aid a ghoul in ''any'' manner are subject to arrest, and face the Death Penalty for their crimes. When [[spoiler: Akira Mado]] protects a former comrade-turned-ghoul, they are immediately and brutally attacked by their subordinate and left mortally wounded. Treating their injuries proves to be difficult, since their "betrayal" of humanity means they cannot seek traditional help from a doctor or hospital.
12th Dec '16 3:38:32 PM Zaptech
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* In ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'', Blake was a former member of the White Fang, an organization devoted to fighting for the rights of the faunus, a race of part-animal, part-humans. Blake ended up leaving the organization because they had slid into extremism and violence, and Adam, the leader of the branch she was in, declared her a traitor for leaving ...although he had [[StalkerWithACrush other reasons for being upset at her as well]].
7th Dec '16 5:44:20 PM Luigifan
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This group ''can'' be exactly anything. In real life, psychological experiments have shown that people can quickly be made to develop group identity over ''any'' dividing lines, no matter how arbitrary and superficial. However, some dividers are more common than others. The classics are race, gender, class, religion and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking what sports team you're cheering for]]. "[[UncleTomFoolery Uncle Tom]]" is a common mainstream term for people who are perceived as betraying their own group in order to gain the favor of an outside, usually more powerful, group.

Branding someone a Category Traitor is usually SeriousBusiness... at least for the character who does it, even if the narrative doesn't agree -- the accuser can be portrayed as justified or at least as a good kind of bigot, but can also be portrayed as a StrawmanPolitical or someone doing ActivistFundamentalistAntics. In either case, being branded as a Category Traitor might cause InternalizedCategorism. In [[Administrivia/InternalSubtrope cases where the accusation itself is an obvious strawman]], this trope can be called StrawTraitor. A CulturalRebel is especially prone to being branded as a Category Traitor. Can bring up accusations of being a {{Hypocrite}} ([[StrawHypocrite Straw]] or otherwise) on Alice's part, especially if Alice's category normally stresses the importance of things such as freedom and individuality (the obvious implication being that Alice hypocritically only pays lip service to these values). If Alice is prejudiced enough, she may label Bob a traitor ''even if she hates the things that non-traitorous members of the group supposedly do'' - because how can you justify hating someone if he doesn't have the good taste to conform to a hate-worthy stereotype?

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This group ''can'' be exactly anything. In real life, psychological experiments have shown that people can quickly be made to develop group identity over ''any'' dividing lines, no matter how arbitrary and superficial. However, some dividers are more common than others. The classics are race, gender, class, religion religion, and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking what sports team you're cheering for]]. "[[UncleTomFoolery Uncle Tom]]" is a common mainstream term for people who are perceived as betraying their own group in order to gain the favor of an outside, usually more powerful, group.

Branding someone a Category Traitor is usually SeriousBusiness... at least for the character who does it, even if the narrative doesn't agree -- the accuser can be portrayed as justified or at least as a good kind of bigot, but can also be portrayed as a StrawmanPolitical or someone doing ActivistFundamentalistAntics. In either case, being branded as a Category Traitor might cause InternalizedCategorism. In [[Administrivia/InternalSubtrope cases where the accusation itself is an obvious strawman]], this trope can be called StrawTraitor. A CulturalRebel is especially prone to being branded as a Category Traitor. Can bring up accusations of being a {{Hypocrite}} ([[StrawHypocrite Straw]] or otherwise) on Alice's part, especially if Alice's category normally stresses the importance of things such as freedom and individuality (the obvious implication being that Alice hypocritically only pays lip service to these values). If Alice is prejudiced enough, she may label Bob a traitor ''even if she hates the things that non-traitorous members of the group supposedly do'' - -- because how can you justify hating someone if he doesn't have the good taste to conform to a hate-worthy stereotype?



** Of course ZAFT considers Kira a traitor because he fights for Earth while being a genetically modified Coordinator, but even his friends question his engagement sometimes. This mostly comes from the genocidal Patrick Zala, who also considers Lacus and other Coordinators that don't want the genocide of all Naturals this. Athrun thinks Kira is being manipulated instead, and nobody else in ZAFT knows Kira is actually a Coordinator. They think he's just a very good natural that can pilot a mobile suit.

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** Of course course, ZAFT considers Kira a traitor because he fights for Earth while being a genetically modified Coordinator, but even his friends question his engagement sometimes. This mostly comes from the genocidal Patrick Zala, who also considers Lacus and other Coordinators that don't want the genocide of all Naturals this. Athrun thinks Kira is being manipulated instead, and nobody else in ZAFT knows Kira is actually a Coordinator. They think he's just a very good natural that can pilot a mobile suit.



* In ''Anime/DigimonTamers'' the Devas and their master consider any digimon who partners with a human (or for some, who have ever been partnered with a human) to be traitors to their kind.

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* In ''Anime/DigimonTamers'' ''Anime/DigimonTamers'', the Devas and their master consider any digimon who partners with a human (or for some, who have ever been partnered with a human) to be traitors to their kind.



** Surprisingly averted. While StrawmanPolitical characters abound, particularly black ones, never at any point do any of the characters seriously suggest that the others are race traitors. Even Uncle Ruckus, a self-hating black man who constantly expounds upon the joys of Caucasian-hood, is never rejected by his friends however misguided and extreme his actions become.

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** Surprisingly averted. While StrawmanPolitical characters abound, particularly black ones, never at any point do any of the characters seriously suggest that the others are race traitors. Even Uncle Ruckus, a self-hating black man who constantly expounds upon the joys of Caucasian-hood, is never rejected by his friends friends, however misguided and extreme his actions become.



* In ''Fanfic/SonOfTheDesert'' Scar calls the half-Ishavalan Edward a blood traitor for not only being a State Alchemist, but for shielding Roy Mustang from his wrath.

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* In ''Fanfic/SonOfTheDesert'' ''Fanfic/SonOfTheDesert'', Scar calls the half-Ishavalan Edward a blood traitor for not only being a State Alchemist, but for shielding Roy Mustang from his wrath.



* In ''Film/{{Avatar}}'', the humans are invading the planet Pandora. Destroying the environment and escalating their hostility against the native Na'vi population towards genocidal proportions. When the human protagonist lives among the aliens as one of them - using the titular Avatar technology - he begins to sympathize with their cause and ultimately decides to become a Na'vi and help them fight his fellow humans. [[ColonelBadass Colonel Quaritch]] accuses him of "betraying his species."
* In ''Film/IndianaJonesAndTheTempleOfDoom'', Indy accuses Mola Ram of betraying Shiva - a deity that ''neither'' of them worshiped. Mola Ram was a priest of Kali, [[HijackedByJesus who in this particular setting seem to be the evil half of a black and white dualism, locked in eternal battle with the good deity Shiva]]. [[InvokedTrope However]], Indy is actually saying the phrase in order to activate a defense mechanism in the stones that will cause them to turn against Mola Ram, so its more a case of IndyPloy here if nothing else.
* In ''Film/{{The Birth of a Nation|1915}}'', the "radical republicans" are implied to have betrayed the white race, especially with Stoneman himself having an extramarital affair with a black woman - leading him to give power to the evil mulatto who later tries to rape his daughter.

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* In ''Film/{{Avatar}}'', the humans are invading the planet Pandora. Destroying Pandora, destroying the environment and escalating their hostility against the native Na'vi population towards genocidal proportions. When the human protagonist lives among the aliens as one of them - -- using the titular Avatar technology - -- he begins to sympathize with their cause and ultimately decides to become a Na'vi and help them fight his fellow humans. [[ColonelBadass Colonel Quaritch]] accuses him of "betraying his species."
* In ''Film/IndianaJonesAndTheTempleOfDoom'', Indy accuses Mola Ram of betraying Shiva - -- a deity that ''neither'' of them worshiped. Mola Ram was a priest of Kali, [[HijackedByJesus who in this particular setting seem seems to be the evil half of a black and white dualism, locked in eternal battle with the good deity Shiva]]. [[InvokedTrope However]], Indy is actually saying the phrase in order to activate a defense mechanism in the stones that will cause them to turn against Mola Ram, so its it's more a case of IndyPloy here if nothing else.
* In ''Film/{{The Birth of a Nation|1915}}'', the "radical republicans" are implied to have betrayed the white race, especially with Stoneman himself having an extramarital affair with a black woman - -- leading him to give power to the evil mulatto who later tries to rape his daughter.



-->'''Ned:''' Again, I've sold my birthright. All for a miserable mess of pottage. Negroes and Whites - all are equal. As for me, miserable sinner, hell is my destiny.

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-->'''Ned:''' Again, I've sold my birthright. All for a miserable mess of pottage. Negroes and Whites - -- all are equal. As for me, miserable sinner, hell is my destiny.



* Aunt 13 and Buck Teeth-Soo in ''Film/OnceUponATimeInChina'' adopted many Western customs and are regularly accused of being this by their fellow Chinese, including the main protagonist Wong Fei Hung in a MomentOfWeakness. However Buck Teeth's ability to speak perfect, unaccented English has saved the day twice in the first film and Aunt 13's love of photography is ultimately treated as a reflection to create art.

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* Aunt 13 and Buck Teeth-Soo in ''Film/OnceUponATimeInChina'' adopted many Western customs and are regularly accused of being this by their fellow Chinese, including the main protagonist Wong Fei Hung in a MomentOfWeakness. However However, Buck Teeth's ability to speak perfect, unaccented English has saved the day twice in the first film and Aunt 13's love of photography is ultimately treated as a reflection to create art.



* In ''Film/TheLastWitchHunter'', Belial seems to consider all witches that don't support his plans to resurrect their queen to be this, despite the fact that when she was alive, she almost wiped out human race and civillization, both of which the witches are part of in present day.

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* In ''Film/TheLastWitchHunter'', Belial seems to consider all witches that don't support his plans to resurrect their queen to be this, despite the fact that when she was alive, she almost wiped out the human race and civillization, civilization, both of which the witches are part of in present day.



** In this case the trope is actually eating itself; Arthur Weasley and Sirius Black both point out that thanks to blood purism, pretty much all pureblooded wizards are related to a greater or lesser degree and therefore any attempt to maintain blood purity is doomed to eventually if not immediately die out thanks to homozygosity. Also a matter of hypocrisy; the Death Eaters usually have some Muggle relations, out of necessity if nothing else. These inconvenient branches of the family tree are often stricken from the record. Voldemort himself has a Muggle father, though Death Eaters who know this ignore it because they revere him so damn much/don't want to be Avada Kedavra'd.

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** In this case case, the trope is actually eating itself; Arthur Weasley and Sirius Black both point out that thanks to blood purism, pretty much all pureblooded wizards are related to a greater or lesser degree and therefore any attempt to maintain blood purity is doomed to eventually if not immediately die out thanks to homozygosity. Also a matter of hypocrisy; the Death Eaters usually have some Muggle relations, out of necessity if nothing else. These inconvenient branches of the family tree are often stricken from the record. Voldemort himself has a Muggle father, though Death Eaters who know this ignore it because they revere him so damn much/don't want to be Avada Kedavra'd.



** Joshua is considered this by his peers, as he's an angel who keeps company of devil and witch. While his grandfather (his only family) seems only a little distressed by the fact, ArchangelRaphael's faction tries to murder him a few times, as Raphael is [[FantasticRacism Fantastic Racist]].
** Dora gets her share of it as well, being a witch who keeps company of devil and angel (magicals and christians have long history of wars, the latest of which was barely three hundred years ago - not a long time for such a [[ReallySevenHundredYearsOld long-living]] folk). It's weaker than in Joshua's case, though.
** Subverted in case of Miron, the devil part of the Trio. Hellians find his choice of company a bit weird, but generally don't mind.

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** Joshua is considered this by his peers, as he's an angel who keeps company of devil and witch. While his grandfather (his only family) seems only a little distressed by the fact, ArchangelRaphael's faction tries to murder him a few times, as Raphael is a [[FantasticRacism Fantastic Racist]].
** Dora gets her share of it as well, being a witch who keeps company of devil and angel (magicals and christians Christians have long history of wars, the latest of which was barely three hundred years ago - -- not a long time for such a [[ReallySevenHundredYearsOld long-living]] folk). It's weaker than in Joshua's case, though.
** Subverted in the case of Miron, the devil part of the Trio. Hellians find his choice of company a bit weird, but generally don't mind.



* ''Literature/TheTurnerDiaries'' is built on this trope: The base premise is that being white without being a Nazi is a crime, the MoralEventHorizon of "betraying" your race.

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* ''Literature/TheTurnerDiaries'' is built on this trope: The the base premise is that being white without being a Nazi is a crime, the MoralEventHorizon of "betraying" your race.



* In an earlier episode of ''Series/SixFeetUnder'' Keith accuses the then-closeted David of acting in a way that betrays other gay people, and David retorts that a lot of African Americans would say the same of him for being in the LAPD. Keith responds badly to that comment.

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* In an earlier episode of ''Series/SixFeetUnder'' ''Series/SixFeetUnder'', Keith accuses the then-closeted David of acting in a way that betrays other gay people, and David retorts that a lot of African Americans would say the same of him for being in the LAPD. Keith responds badly to that comment.



** "Second Skin". Major Kira is captured by the [[StateSec all-powerful]] and [[SecretPolice much feared]] [[GovernmentAgencyofFiction Obsidian Order]] as part of a convoluted plan by top-level agent Entek to destroy the [[LaResistance Dissident Movement]] which is seeking to free Cardassia from the grip of the Order and the military. The only way the crew locate and rescue her is via [[TheExile Garak's]] help. When Entek realises Garak is helping Starfleet and the Bajoran Government to rescue Kira (and the Dissident leader he was trying to expose), he's absolutely baffled. Even though Garak's in exile for an unspecified crime, Entek still finds it incomprehensible that Garak would betray the Obisidian Order to save a Bajoran and a Dissident and warns Garak the Order will end his exile by killing him for this. It doesn't end well. For Entek, that is.

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** "Second Skin". Major Kira is captured by the [[StateSec all-powerful]] and [[SecretPolice much feared]] [[GovernmentAgencyofFiction [[GovernmentAgencyOfFiction Obsidian Order]] as part of a convoluted plan by top-level agent Entek to destroy the [[LaResistance Dissident Movement]] which is seeking to free Cardassia from the grip of the Order and the military. The only way the crew locate and rescue her is via [[TheExile Garak's]] help. When Entek realises Garak is helping Starfleet and the Bajoran Government to rescue Kira (and the Dissident leader he was trying to expose), he's absolutely baffled. Even though Garak's in exile for an unspecified crime, Entek still finds it incomprehensible that Garak would betray the Obisidian Order to save a Bajoran and a Dissident and warns Garak the Order will end his exile by killing him for this. It doesn't end well. For Entek, that is.



** The Minbari have a civil war, with the Warrior Caste and the Religious Caste each accusing the other of being category traitors to the Minbari, and anyone who tried to de-escalate the civil war of being a category traitor to their caste. [[spoiler: Delenn takes over the religious caste, wins, but then hands power over to the Worker Caste, the ones who actually represent the base of the Minbari people and keep getting caught up in the middle when the Religious and Warrior castes quarrel with each other.]]

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** The Minbari have a civil war, with the Warrior Caste and the Religious Caste each accusing the other of being category traitors to the Minbari, and anyone who tried to de-escalate the civil war of being a category traitor to their caste. [[spoiler: Delenn [[spoiler:Delenn takes over the religious caste, wins, but then hands power over to the Worker Caste, the ones who actually represent the base of the Minbari people and keep getting caught up in the middle when the Religious and Warrior castes quarrel with each other.]]



* In ''Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit'', we have [[ThoseWackyNazis disgusting white supremacists]] whose entire dialogue makes one want to puke. [[spoiler:This includes the undercover agent in their ranks]]. Of course, they take it to an extreme conclusion when [[spoiler:the youngest Nazi shot the witness, the judge and two of the main cast, the latter who lived, for being Race Traitors]].

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* In ''Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit'', we have [[ThoseWackyNazis disgusting white supremacists]] whose entire dialogue makes one want to puke. [[spoiler:This includes the undercover agent in their ranks]]. Of course, they take it to an extreme conclusion when [[spoiler:the youngest Nazi shot the witness, the judge judge, and two of the main cast, the latter who lived, for being Race Traitors]].



** In the first episode Will tries to pull this on Uncle Phil by claiming that since becoming rich, he's forgotten what it's like to live in the hood. This backfires on Will when Phil angrily informs him that growing up, he faced bigotry and challenges far worse than anything Will ever faced in the Post-Civil Rights era, and that it was those memories that drove him to become a successful lawyer in the first place.

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** In the first episode episode, Will tries to pull this on Uncle Phil by claiming that since becoming rich, he's forgotten what it's like to live in the hood. This backfires on Will when Phil angrily informs him that growing up, he faced bigotry and challenges far worse than anything Will ever faced in the Post-Civil Rights era, and that it was those memories that drove him to become a successful lawyer in the first place.



** In another episode, Will and Carlton try to join a black fraternity on campus. The latter is especially treated hard throughout Pledge Week. Top Dog, the leader of the fraternity, eventually reveals out that he had no intention of taking Carlton in because of how preppy and rich he is, though they still offer Will a spot (which, obviously, he declines). When Carlton founds out the truth, he calls Top Dog out for his ignorance. After they return home and tell Uncle Phil and Aunt Vivian what happened, Phil laments: "When are we going to stop doing this to each other?"

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** In another episode, Will and Carlton try to join a black fraternity on campus. The latter is especially treated hard throughout Pledge Week. Top Dog, the leader of the fraternity, eventually reveals out that he had no intention of taking Carlton in because of how preppy and rich he is, though they still offer Will a spot (which, obviously, he declines). When Carlton founds finds out the truth, he calls Top Dog out for his ignorance. After they return home and tell Uncle Phil and Aunt Vivian what happened, Phil laments: "When are we going to stop doing this to each other?"



* In ''Series/TheExpanse'' some Belters call Detective Miller "well wala", which means something like "traitor to your people" in their creole, because he works for Earth's LawEnforcementInc .

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* In ''Series/TheExpanse'' ''Series/TheExpanse'', some Belters call Detective Miller "well wala", which means something like "traitor to your people" in their creole, because he works for Earth's LawEnforcementInc .LawEnforcementInc.



* In ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' it's hard not to find a faction of humanity that others have labeled as "traitors" or "heretics". In particular the Chaos Space Marines descended from the Emperor's traitorous sons. And humans who joined the Tau Empire voluntarily or involuntarily and their descendants, all Imperial factions get a bonus to close combat against them - many of these "Gue'vesa" fight for the Tau not because they admire the Greater Good ideology of their alien overlords, but simply because they know full well [[KillEmAll how the Imperium would embrace them]].

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* In ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' 40000}}'', it's hard not to find a faction of humanity that others have labeled as "traitors" or "heretics". In particular particular, the Chaos Space Marines descended from the Emperor's traitorous sons. And as for humans who joined the Tau Empire voluntarily or involuntarily and their descendants, all Imperial factions get a bonus to close combat against them - -- many of these "Gue'vesa" fight for the Tau not because they admire the Greater Good ideology of their alien overlords, but simply because they know full well [[KillEmAll how the Imperium would embrace them]].



* In ''Theatre/FiddlerOnTheRoof'', the protagonist Tevye (a good Jew in a really conservative society, who is struggling with [[TroubledSympatheticBigot his prejudices and social pressure versus the emancipation of his daughters]]) considers his beloved daughter Chava to be past the MoralEventHorizon simply for wanting to marry a guy who isn't Jewish. Of course, {{it makes sense|InContext}} [[ValuesDissonance in the historical context]] of pre-revolutionary Russia, given the tension in that time and place between Jewish and Christian communities (who often violently harassed Jews or forced them out of their homes, and we see both in the musical). And considering that Chava had to {{converting|ForLove}} to marry a Christian man, it makes sense for the devoutly Jewish Tevye to see it as a personal betrayal as well.

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* In ''Theatre/FiddlerOnTheRoof'', the protagonist Tevye (a good Jew in a really conservative society, who is struggling with [[TroubledSympatheticBigot his prejudices and social pressure versus the emancipation of his daughters]]) considers his beloved daughter Chava to be past the MoralEventHorizon simply for wanting to marry a guy who isn't Jewish. Of course, {{it makes sense|InContext}} [[ValuesDissonance in the historical context]] of pre-revolutionary Russia, given the tension in that time and place between Jewish and Christian communities (who often violently harassed Jews or forced them out of their homes, and we see both in the musical). And considering that Chava had to {{converting|ForLove}} [[ConvertingForLove convert]] to marry a Christian man, it makes sense for the devoutly Jewish Tevye to see it as a personal betrayal as well.



*** The Dalish often regard their City Elf cousins as this. There is a common belief that because the "[[FantasticSlurs Flat-Ears]]" have accepted submission and being treated like second-class citizens by the humans, they are no longer truly Elvhen. Opinion seems to be divided between those who regard their cousins as little different than humans, and those who believe they are little better than ''pets''.

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*** The Dalish often regard their City Elf cousins as this. There is a common belief that because the "[[FantasticSlurs Flat-Ears]]" have accepted submission and being treated like second-class citizens by the humans, they are no longer truly Elvhen.Elven. Opinion seems to be divided between those who regard their cousins as little different than humans, and those who believe they are little better than ''pets''.



** In ''VideoGame/DragonAgeII'', during her romance arc, this is the reason why Merrill is initially unwilling to act upon her feelings for Hawke. As a member of the Dalish Elves and the former apprentice to her clan's Keeper, she more than anyone desires to see the Elves rebuild their civilisation after it's near-destruction by humans (''twice'') and admits to feeling like she's betraying her people by falling in love with one of them.
** In ''VideoGame/DragonAgeInquisition'', Sera is practically built on this trope. She's an elf, but does not consider that to have any impact of who she is as a person, and is very hostile to "[[StopBeingStereotypical elfy elves]]," especially ones who berate her for being "the wrong sort of elf." In a meta sense, it's probably also [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything no coincidence]] that she's homosexual [[note]]which is no big deal to anyone within the game, but does make her stand out a bit as a video game character[[/note]] and considers "[[UsefulNotes/PrideParade pride]]" to be her least favourite [[{{Pride}} sin]]. A lot of players sensitive to either racial or GLBT issues absolutely ''[[TheScrappy despise]]'' Sera as a result.

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** In ''VideoGame/DragonAgeII'', during her romance arc, this is the reason why Merrill is initially unwilling to act upon her feelings for Hawke. As a member of the Dalish Elves and the former apprentice to her clan's Keeper, she more than anyone desires to see the Elves rebuild their civilisation after it's its near-destruction by humans (''twice'') and admits to feeling like she's betraying her people by falling in love with one of them.
** In ''VideoGame/DragonAgeInquisition'', Sera is practically built on this trope. She's an elf, but does not consider that to have any impact of on who she is as a person, and is very hostile to "[[StopBeingStereotypical elfy elves]]," especially ones who berate her for being "the wrong sort of elf." In a meta sense, it's probably also [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything no coincidence]] that she's homosexual [[note]]which is no big deal to anyone within the game, but does make her stand out a bit as a video game character[[/note]] and considers "[[UsefulNotes/PrideParade pride]]" to be her least favourite [[{{Pride}} sin]]. A lot of players sensitive to either racial or GLBT issues absolutely ''[[TheScrappy despise]]'' Sera as a result.



* Played with in ''Webcomic/TheWotch''. At the beginning of the feminist arc Anne gets mad with [[GenderBender at the moment Sonja]] because she reminds her that he IS a man, and not "a woman that sometimes is a guy" as Anne was saying.

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* Played with in ''Webcomic/TheWotch''. At the beginning of the feminist arc arc, Anne gets mad with [[GenderBender at the moment at-the-moment Sonja]] because she reminds her that he IS a man, and not "a woman that sometimes is a guy" as Anne was saying.



** Young prince Lion-O, already known among his people as a {{Cloudcuckoolander}}, defends some {{stock|Punishment}}aded {{Lizard|Folk}} slaves from a PowderkegCrowd of his fellow {{Catfolk}}. This backfires spectacularly, stirring them up into an AngryMob demanding a full blown VigilanteExecution, calling him "[[FantasticSlur Lizard lover]]" and threatening to put him in the stocks themselves.

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** Young prince Lion-O, already known among his people as a {{Cloudcuckoolander}}, defends some {{stock|Punishment}}aded {{Lizard|Folk}} slaves from a PowderkegCrowd PowderKegCrowd of his fellow {{Catfolk}}. This backfires spectacularly, stirring them up into an AngryMob demanding a full blown VigilanteExecution, calling him "[[FantasticSlur Lizard lover]]" and threatening to put him in the stocks themselves.
14th Oct '16 2:38:57 AM thatmadork
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* In ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' it's hard not to find a faction of humanity that others have labeled as "traitors" or "heretics". In particular the Chaos Space Marines descended from the Emperor's traitorous sons. And humans who joined the Tau Empire voluntarily or involuntarily and their descendants, all Imperial factions get a bonus to close combat against them.

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* In ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' it's hard not to find a faction of humanity that others have labeled as "traitors" or "heretics". In particular the Chaos Space Marines descended from the Emperor's traitorous sons. And humans who joined the Tau Empire voluntarily or involuntarily and their descendants, all Imperial factions get a bonus to close combat against them.them - many of these "Gue'vesa" fight for the Tau not because they admire the Greater Good ideology of their alien overlords, but simply because they know full well [[KillEmAll how the Imperium would embrace them]].
8th Oct '16 2:34:59 AM Crackalacking
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-->'''Raditz:''' I'm sorry, brother... but I was thinking about my offer, and I've changed my mind. You'd probably just slow the rest of us down. [[SuddenlyShouting '''AND FOR BETRAYING THE SAIYAN RACE, YOU WILL DIE!!!''']]

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-->'''Raditz:''' I'm sorry, brother... but I was thinking about my offer, and I've changed my mind. You'd probably just slow the rest of us down. [[SuddenlyShouting '''AND '''[[SuddenlyShouting AND FOR BETRAYING THE SAIYAN RACE, YOU WILL DIE!!!''']]
DIE!!!]]'''
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'''Raditz:''' I'm sorry, brother... but I was thinking about my offer, and I've changed my mind. You'd probably just slow the rest of us down. [[SuddenlyShouting '''AND FOR BETRAYING THE SAIYAN RACE, YOU WILL DIE!!!]]

to:

'''Raditz:''' -->'''Raditz:''' I'm sorry, brother... but I was thinking about my offer, and I've changed my mind. You'd probably just slow the rest of us down. [[SuddenlyShouting '''AND FOR BETRAYING THE SAIYAN RACE, YOU WILL DIE!!!]]
DIE!!!''']]
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* ''Anime/DragonBallZ'': Goku's [[CainandAbel evil older brother]] Raditz views him as one to the Saiyan race when he refuses to accept his offer to join them in their violent conquest against Earth, along with many other planets. Made more prominent in the Kai dub.
'''Raditz:''' I'm sorry, brother... but I was thinking about my offer, and I've changed my mind. You'd probably just slow the rest of us down. [[SuddenlyShouting '''AND FOR BETRAYING THE SAIYAN RACE, YOU WILL DIE!!!]]
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