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19th Feb '17 1:58:24 PM Fireblood
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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mmXpJuEnNnw This video]] by [=DarkMatter2525=], titled "Hate Speech", in which after a Christian tells an atheist how he is going to forever burn in Hell while he will bask in the glory of Heaven, and the atheist rebukes him by saying that he thinks that's ridiculous, the Christian [[{{Hypocrite}} accuses him of "hate speech" and "oppressing Christians"]].

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mmXpJuEnNnw This video]] by [=DarkMatter2525=], titled "Hate Speech", in which after a Christian tells an atheist how he is going to forever burn in Hell while he will bask in the glory of Heaven, and the atheist rebukes him by saying that he thinks that's ridiculous, the Christian [[{{Hypocrite}} accuses him of "hate speech" and "oppressing Christians"]]. Jesus himself then shows up (on the cross, no less) to tell him off over this.
19th Feb '17 1:55:40 PM Fireblood
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* In ''Film/InglouriousBasterds'', Nazi Colonel Hans Landa expresses his views on the Jews, comparing it to how others feel about rats. "You don't like them. You don't really know why you don't like them. All you know is you find them repulsive." ...And then it becomes painfully clear that he is not feeling the slightest bit of oppression from the Jews and that he just repeats what is acceptable by the Nazi's standards. Definitely true for Nazi sympathisers by Landa is not even a real one. He is an opportunist who goes with the flow and makes the most out of his situation.

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* In ''Film/InglouriousBasterds'', Nazi Colonel Hans Landa expresses his views on the Jews, comparing it to how others feel about rats. "You don't like them. You don't really know why you don't like them. All you know is you find them repulsive." ...And then it becomes painfully clear that he is not feeling the slightest bit of oppression from the Jews and that he just repeats what is acceptable by the Nazi's standards. Definitely true for Nazi sympathisers by Nazis and their sympathizers, but Landa is not even a real one. He is an opportunist who goes with the flow and makes the most out of his situation.



* Most of Grandma's lines in Film/MyBigFatGreekWedding contain a reference (in Greek) to the "ugly Turks" or "dirty Turks", although she does seem to think that anyone she doesn't recognise as obviously Greek is Turkish... [[note]] Considering her age she could either remember the Greco-Turkish War (1919-1922) or have been told about it later. Toula does try to remind her that "the war is over", though we never learn ''which'' war. Considering her age it is also senility speaking here.[[/note]]
* Lex Luthor in ''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice'' has this in common with the comics version, though his reasoning here is that he feels that power can't go hand in hand with benevolence thanks to years of abuse by his father and thus views Superman as an affront to his worldview.

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* Most of Grandma's lines in Film/MyBigFatGreekWedding contain a reference (in Greek) to the "ugly Turks" or "dirty Turks", although she does seem to think that anyone she doesn't recognise recognize as obviously Greek is Turkish... [[note]] Considering [[note]]Considering her age she could either remember the Greco-Turkish War (1919-1922) or have been told about it later. Toula does try to remind her that "the war is over", though we never learn ''which'' war. Considering her age it is also senility speaking here.[[/note]]
* Lex Luthor in ''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice'' has this in common with the comics version, though his reasoning here is that he feels that power can't go hand in hand with benevolence thanks to years of abuse by his father father, and thus views Superman as an affront to his worldview.



* Another Orwell example occurs in ''Literature/AnimalFarm'', where one of the revolution's slogans is "Four Legs Good, Two Legs Bad." It's horribly subverted later in the story, however, as [[spoiler: the ruling class of pigs essentially become human, and teach the sheep to chant "Four Legs Good, Two Legs Better."]]

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* Another Orwell An example from Creator/GeorgeOrwell occurs in ''Literature/AnimalFarm'', where one of the revolution's slogans is "Four Legs Good, Two Legs Bad." It's horribly subverted later in the story, however, as [[spoiler: the ruling class of pigs essentially become human, and teach the sheep to chant "Four Legs Good, Two Legs Better."]]



* In Creator/HarryTurtledove's AlternateHistory ''Literature/{{Timeline 191}}'', the Freedom Party (a Confederate {{Expy}} of the Nazis) advocates a CSA "free" of any black population.

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* In Creator/HarryTurtledove's AlternateHistory ''Literature/{{Timeline 191}}'', the Freedom Party (a Confederate {{Expy}} {{expy}} of the Nazis) advocates a CSA "free" of any black population.



** However, Snape does imply this when he was calling Harry out for his and Sirius' attitude toward their hardships, bring out a LifeIsUnfair speech, noting that James' not only knew this, but ''ensured it.'' It's likely Snape was referring to how James' was born into a wealthy and loving family while being an intelligent and popular wizard while Snape grew up with an abusive father, an apathetic mother and just being shunned for being anti-social.

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** However, Snape does imply this when he was calling Harry out for his and Sirius' attitude toward their hardships, bring bringing out a LifeIsUnfair speech, noting that James' not only knew this, but ''ensured it.'' It's likely Snape was referring to how James' was born into a wealthy and loving family while being an intelligent and popular wizard while Snape grew up with an abusive father, an apathetic mother and just being shunned for being anti-social.



* The conversation between Jarod (hero) and Mr Raines (villain) in the first season finale of ''Series/ThePretender'':

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* The conversation between Jarod (hero) and Mr Mr. Raines (villain) in the first season finale of ''Series/ThePretender'':



* A ''Series/CriminalMinds'' episode ("Lessons Learned", on Season Two) has a mujahideen leader telling this is the reason he wages war against the Western world to Jason Gideon (it's said that he lost his wife and son to a drone strike and implied that he had [[MotiveDecay devolved]] into his current mindset). When Gideon asks if this would mean [[KillEmAll killing everybody on the planet (that doesn't follows him)]], the man just gives Gideon a smile and says that to him there's no such thing as a non-combatant.

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* A ''Series/CriminalMinds'' episode ("Lessons Learned", on Season Two) has a mujahideen leader telling saying this is the reason he wages war against the Western world to Jason Gideon (it's said that he lost his wife and son to a drone strike and implied that he had [[MotiveDecay devolved]] into his current mindset). When Gideon asks if this would mean [[KillEmAll killing everybody on the planet (that doesn't follows him)]], the man just gives Gideon a smile and says that to him there's no such thing as a non-combatant.
13th Jan '17 5:17:37 PM MitchellProductions
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--'''MinorThreat''', “No Reason”

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--'''MinorThreat''', --'''Music/MinorThreat''', “No Reason”
11th Jan '17 10:29:31 AM nighttrainfm
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* Lex Luthor in ''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice'' has this in common, though his reasoning here is that he feels that power can't go hand in hand with benevolence thanks to years of abuse by his father and thus views Superman as an affront to his worldview.

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* Lex Luthor in ''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice'' has this in common, common with the comics version, though his reasoning here is that he feels that power can't go hand in hand with benevolence thanks to years of abuse by his father and thus views Superman as an affront to his worldview.
14th Dec '16 10:57:16 AM Antigone3
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** And on ''Not Always Friendly'', [[https://notalwaysfriendly.com/the-meat-of-the-matter/43235 this]] girl starts digging around in a stranger's grocery bags, finds meat, and demands the cops arrest the grocery shopper for murder -- [[CatchPhrase "Meat is murder!"]]
3rd Nov '16 6:34:44 PM Anicomicgeek
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* Lex Luthor in ''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice'' has this in common, though his reasoning here is that he feels that power can't go hand in hand with benevolence thanks to years of abuse by his father and thus views Superman as an affront to his worldview.
25th Oct '16 8:56:32 AM ImpudentInfidel
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** In ''Discworld/GuardsGuards'', most of the Elucidated Brethren of the Ebon Night feel like this in their low-grade, resentful way. Notably, this is played for ''laughs''.

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** In ''Discworld/GuardsGuards'', most of the Elucidated Brethren of the Ebon Night feel like this in their low-grade, resentful way. Their leader recruited for this trait. Notably, this is played for ''laughs''.
3rd Oct '16 2:52:57 AM Ulysses21
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* Most of Grandma's lines in MyBigFatGreekWedding contain a reference (in Greek) to the "ugly Turks" or "dirty Turks", although she does seem to think that anyone she doesn't recognise as obviously Greek is Turkish... [[note]] Considering her age she could either remember the Greco-Turkish War (1919-1922) or have been told about it later. Toula does try to remind her that "the war is over", though we never learn ''which'' war. Considering her age it is also senility speaking here.[[/note]]

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* Most of Grandma's lines in MyBigFatGreekWedding Film/MyBigFatGreekWedding contain a reference (in Greek) to the "ugly Turks" or "dirty Turks", although she does seem to think that anyone she doesn't recognise as obviously Greek is Turkish... [[note]] Considering her age she could either remember the Greco-Turkish War (1919-1922) or have been told about it later. Toula does try to remind her that "the war is over", though we never learn ''which'' war. Considering her age it is also senility speaking here.[[/note]]
22nd Aug '16 12:14:31 PM Jake
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* A more or less {{Justified}} example in ''Literature/CodexAlera''. The yeti-esque Icemen use a form of water magic for both {{Telepathy}} and [[AnIcePerson manipulation of ice and snow]]. Alerans use [[PlayingWithFire fire magic]] to stay warm in the cold north where the icemen live. Unfortunately, when the two intersect, it causes feelings of anger and agressiveness. Because of this, the Alerans and the Icemen are locked in a ForeverWar, with any attempt to negotiate an end to it sabotaged by this effect.

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* A more or less {{Justified}} example in ''Literature/CodexAlera''. The yeti-esque Icemen use a form of water magic for both {{Telepathy}} and [[AnIcePerson manipulation of ice and snow]]. Alerans use [[PlayingWithFire fire magic]] to stay warm in the cold north where the icemen live. Unfortunately, when the two intersect, it causes feelings of anger and agressiveness. Because of this, the Alerans and the Icemen are locked in a ForeverWar, with any attempt to negotiate an end to it sabotaged by this effect. [[spoiler: At least until an even bigger threat approaches Alera from the opposite direction and they ''really'' need every soldier they can spare, and the First Lord happens to send someone ''really'' good at watercrafting to make one last shot at brokering a ceasefire. Both sides are left feeling more than a bit silly after she figures it out.]]
8th Aug '16 7:30:32 PM FarseerLolotea
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* ''VeganArtbook'', being a militant vegan AuthorTract, plays this absolutely straight with anyone who's not a vegan...and then [[PsychologicalProjection projects]] it ''onto'' everyone who's not a vegan.
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