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6th May '18 6:35:24 AM StFan
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3rd May '18 11:47:42 AM Njein
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Too bad for the villain that MachiavelliWasWrong. Why do villains have so much trouble understanding good behavior?

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Too bad for the villain that MachiavelliWasWrong. MachiavelliWasWrong, for they cannot understand the concept of goodness or generosity because there is no guaranteed return on that investment. Why do villains they have so much trouble understanding good behavior?



Never underestimate ThePowerOfLove and ThePowerOfFriendship. [[TrueCompanions True friendship]] requires acts of kindness and thoughtfulness, which is selfless and understanding. Being self-centered makes it nearly impossible for a villain to understand or embrace the necessary demands of friendship. Pride is by nature competitive, pitting the arrogant villain against anyone and everyone — they simply can’t understand ThePowerOfFriendship, which is a form of love, placing it beyond the realm of their understanding. Plus, while the villain may be surrounded by countless lackeys and toadies whom he keeps them in line via threats or outright violence, the hero has TrueCompanions, love interests and friends who are willing to help them even in dire situations and enable them to defeat the baddies.

Similarly, the BigGood aka TheLeader who's a FatherToHisMen would command more respect from allies than a BadBoss who keeps his {{Mooks}} in line via fear. Truly, MachiavelliWasWrong indeed, and the BigBad is in for a surprise if his henchmen [[MistreatmentInducedBetrayal voluntarily defect to the other side]] after realizing the BigGood treats them better than their boss. Plus, the needs of many trumps self-preservation, as the villain always fails to recognize that ruling by fear won't get them allies.

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Never underestimate ThePowerOfLove and ThePowerOfFriendship. [[TrueCompanions True friendship]] requires acts of kindness and thoughtfulness, which is selfless and understanding. Being self-centered makes it nearly impossible for a villain to understand or embrace the necessary demands of friendship. They tend to believe in self-preservation and the interests of the individual above all things, act in their own self-interest, and assume “heroes” enslave people to an arbitrary system of rules and dogma. Pride is by nature competitive, pitting the arrogant villain against anyone and everyone — they simply can’t understand ThePowerOfFriendship, which is a form of love, placing it beyond the realm of their understanding. Plus, while the villain may be surrounded by countless lackeys and toadies whom he keeps them in line via threats or outright violence, the hero has TrueCompanions, love interests and friends who are willing to help them even in dire situations and enable them to defeat the baddies.

Similarly, the BigGood aka TheLeader who's a FatherToHisMen would command more respect from allies than a BadBoss who keeps his {{Mooks}} in line via fear.fear and considers them expendable. Truly, MachiavelliWasWrong indeed, and the BigBad is in for a surprise if his henchmen [[MistreatmentInducedBetrayal voluntarily defect to the other side]] after realizing the BigGood treats them better than their boss. Plus, the needs of many trumps self-preservation, as the villain always fails to recognize that ruling by fear won't get them allies.
24th Apr '18 9:35:58 AM Njein
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Similarly, the BigGood aka TheLeader who's a FatherToHisMen would command more respect from allies than a BadBoss who keeps his {{Mooks}} in line via fear. Truly, MachiavelliWasWrong indeed, and the BigBad is in for a surprise if his henchmen [[MistreatmentInducedBetrayal voluntarily defect to the other side]] after realizing the BigGood treats them better than their boss.

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Similarly, the BigGood aka TheLeader who's a FatherToHisMen would command more respect from allies than a BadBoss who keeps his {{Mooks}} in line via fear. Truly, MachiavelliWasWrong indeed, and the BigBad is in for a surprise if his henchmen [[MistreatmentInducedBetrayal voluntarily defect to the other side]] after realizing the BigGood treats them better than their boss.
boss. Plus, the needs of many trumps self-preservation, as the villain always fails to recognize that ruling by fear won't get them allies.
20th Mar '18 9:21:41 AM Njein
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Never underestimate ThePowerOfLove and ThePowerOfFriendship. [[TrueCompanions True friendship]] requires acts of kindness and thoughtfulness, which is selfless and understanding. Being self-centered makes it nearly impossible for a villain to understand or embrace the necessary demands of friendship. Pride is by nature competitive, pitting the arrogant villain against anyone and everyone — they simply can’t understand ThePowerOfFriendship, which is a form of love, placing it outside of the realm of their understanding. Plus, while the villain may be surrounded by countless lackeys and toadies whom he keeps them in line via threats or outright violence, the hero has TrueCompanions, love interests and friends who are willing to help them even in dire situations and enable them to defeat the baddies.

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Never underestimate ThePowerOfLove and ThePowerOfFriendship. [[TrueCompanions True friendship]] requires acts of kindness and thoughtfulness, which is selfless and understanding. Being self-centered makes it nearly impossible for a villain to understand or embrace the necessary demands of friendship. Pride is by nature competitive, pitting the arrogant villain against anyone and everyone — they simply can’t understand ThePowerOfFriendship, which is a form of love, placing it outside of beyond the realm of their understanding. Plus, while the villain may be surrounded by countless lackeys and toadies whom he keeps them in line via threats or outright violence, the hero has TrueCompanions, love interests and friends who are willing to help them even in dire situations and enable them to defeat the baddies.



As an aside, there is a definitive, IRL version of this: sociopaths are afflicted with a mental disorder, Antisocial Personality Disorder. One of the most prominent (and deadly) traits of a sociopath is that they, quite literally, cannot grasp the concept of goodness due to their LackOfEmpathy. They lie constantly, incessantly, and manipulate others over the smallest thing, and sometimes for no gain at all other than to gratify themselves, and will kill with no compunction other than to [[AxCrazy waste some time]]... [[ItGetsEasier and they]] think others are NotSoDifferent. They cannot even begin to imagine why anyone would care about or show mercy to anyone else, cannot empathize in any way, nor can they form emotional connections deeper than lust or raw desire. At heart, they're mentally unable to even imagine goodness, kindness, friendship or love. They know the concepts do exist, but to them, it's just an urban legend that others spout [[BlueAndOrangeMorality for some nonsensical reason]]. So yes, they view [[VirtueIsWeakness good as a fad or scoff at it]].

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As an aside, there is a definitive, IRL version of this: sociopaths are afflicted with a mental disorder, Antisocial Personality Disorder. One of the their most prominent (and deadly) traits of a sociopath is that they, quite literally, cannot grasp the concept of goodness due to their LackOfEmpathy. They lie constantly, incessantly, and manipulate others over the smallest thing, and sometimes for no gain at all other than to gratify themselves, and will kill with no compunction other than to [[AxCrazy waste some time]]... [[ItGetsEasier and they]] think others are NotSoDifferent. They cannot even begin to imagine why anyone would care about or show mercy to anyone else, cannot empathize in any way, nor can they form emotional connections deeper than lust or raw desire. At heart, they're mentally unable to even imagine goodness, kindness, friendship or love. They know the concepts do exist, but to them, it's just an urban legend that others spout [[BlueAndOrangeMorality for some nonsensical reason]].nonsensically]]. So yes, they view [[VirtueIsWeakness good as a fad or scoff at it]].
13th Mar '18 7:22:02 AM Njein
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{{Greed}}y villains may content themselves with bribing the hero. After all, {{justice|WillPrevail}} and {{revenge}} aren't [[GoldFever shiny]] and don't get a good exchange rate. Yet TheHero goes and turns down the BriefcaseFullOfMoney or a share in the proceeds of a robbery. Similarly, the GreenEyedMonster often assumes that TheHero is equally preoccupied with whatever inspired their envy. Likewise, the KnightTemplar {{Fundamentalist}} won't realize that other people differ about the relative values of what they support versus what they're willing to sacrifice for its sake, [[ObliviouslyEvil wrongly assume they're the "good guy" (when they're not)]], and don't understand why [[PayEvilUntoEvil vigilantism in the]] [[WellIntentionedExtremist name of "law, order and justice"]] would be morally wrong. When the Hero interrupts an AttemptedRape, the would-be rapist may propose an easy solution: join in! [[UnstoppableRage Cue heroic beatdown.]]

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{{Greed}}y villains may content themselves with bribing the hero. After all, {{justice|WillPrevail}} and {{revenge}} aren't [[GoldFever shiny]] and don't get a good exchange rate. Yet TheHero goes and turns down the BriefcaseFullOfMoney or a share in the proceeds of a robbery. Similarly, the GreenEyedMonster often assumes that TheHero is equally preoccupied with whatever inspired their envy. Likewise, the KnightTemplar {{Fundamentalist}} won't realize that other people differ about the relative values of what they support versus what they're willing to sacrifice for its sake, [[ObliviouslyEvil wrongly assume they're the "good guy" (when they're obviously not)]], and don't understand why [[PayEvilUntoEvil vigilantism in the]] [[WellIntentionedExtremist name of "law, order and justice"]] would be morally wrong. When the Hero interrupts an AttemptedRape, the would-be rapist may propose an easy solution: join in! [[UnstoppableRage Cue heroic beatdown.]]
8th Mar '18 9:22:52 AM Njein
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Similarly, the BigGood aka TheLeader who's a FatherToHisMen would command more respect from allies than a BadBoss who keeps his {{Mooks}} in line via fear. Truly, MachiavelliWasWrong indeed, and the BigBad is in for a surprise if his henchmen voluntarily defect to the other side after realizing the BigGood treats them better than their boss.

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Similarly, the BigGood aka TheLeader who's a FatherToHisMen would command more respect from allies than a BadBoss who keeps his {{Mooks}} in line via fear. Truly, MachiavelliWasWrong indeed, and the BigBad is in for a surprise if his henchmen [[MistreatmentInducedBetrayal voluntarily defect to the other side side]] after realizing the BigGood treats them better than their boss.
5th Mar '18 3:14:04 PM Njein
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{{Greed}}y villains may content themselves with bribing the hero. After all, {{justice|WillPrevail}} and {{revenge}} aren't [[GoldFever shiny]] and don't get a good exchange rate. Yet TheHero goes and turns down the BriefcaseFullOfMoney or a share in the proceeds of a robbery. Similarly, those affected by the GreenEyedMonster often assume that TheHero is equally preoccupied with whatever inspired their envy, and the KnightTemplar does not realize that other people differ about the relative values of what he supports versus what he is willing to sacrifice for its sake. When the Hero interrupts an AttemptedRape, the would-be rapist may propose an easy solution: join in! [[UnstoppableRage Cue heroic beatdown.]]

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{{Greed}}y villains may content themselves with bribing the hero. After all, {{justice|WillPrevail}} and {{revenge}} aren't [[GoldFever shiny]] and don't get a good exchange rate. Yet TheHero goes and turns down the BriefcaseFullOfMoney or a share in the proceeds of a robbery. Similarly, those affected by the GreenEyedMonster often assume assumes that TheHero is equally preoccupied with whatever inspired their envy, and envy. Likewise, the KnightTemplar does not {{Fundamentalist}} won't realize that other people differ about the relative values of what he supports they support versus what he is they're willing to sacrifice for its sake.sake, [[ObliviouslyEvil wrongly assume they're the "good guy" (when they're not)]], and don't understand why [[PayEvilUntoEvil vigilantism in the]] [[WellIntentionedExtremist name of "law, order and justice"]] would be morally wrong. When the Hero interrupts an AttemptedRape, the would-be rapist may propose an easy solution: join in! [[UnstoppableRage Cue heroic beatdown.]]



A KnightTemplar wrongly assumes they're the "good guy", but doesn't realize that [[PayEvilUntoEvil killing people in the]] [[WellIntentionedExtremist name of "law, order and justice"]] would be morally wrong.
5th Mar '18 8:11:58 AM Njein
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Similarly, the BigGood aka TheLeader who's a FatherToHisMen would command more respect from allies than a BadBoss who keeps his {{Mooks}} in line via fear. Truly, MachiavelliWasWrong indeed, and the BigBad is in for a surprise if his henchmen voluntarily defect to the other side after realizing the BigGood treats them better than their boss.
1st Mar '18 6:58:29 PM Njein
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A KnightTemplar often assumes they're the "good guy", but doesn't realize that [[PayEvilUntoEvil killing people in the]] [[WellIntentionedExtremist name of "law, order and justice"]] would be morally wrong.

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A KnightTemplar often wrongly assumes they're the "good guy", but doesn't realize that [[PayEvilUntoEvil killing people in the]] [[WellIntentionedExtremist name of "law, order and justice"]] would be morally wrong.
17th Feb '18 9:43:03 AM Njein
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A KnightTemplar often assumes they're the "good guy", and doesn't realize that [[PayEvilUntoEvil killing people in the]] [[WellIntentionedExtremist name of "law, order and justice"]] would be morally wrong.

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A KnightTemplar often assumes they're the "good guy", and but doesn't realize that [[PayEvilUntoEvil killing people in the]] [[WellIntentionedExtremist name of "law, order and justice"]] would be morally wrong.
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