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12th Mar '17 2:24:37 PM Az_Tech341
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*** A more fitting and non-deconstructed example within the same series would be [[spoiler:Zouken Matou]], the BigBad of the Heaven's Feel route. To put his For the Evulz actions into perspective, even the aforementioned example above has a problem with this guy and considers him a bastard. In ''LightNovel/FateZero''[[spoiler:Zouken chose to act for the evulz over being able to wish for anything.]]

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*** A more fitting and non-deconstructed example within the same series would be [[spoiler:Zouken Matou]], the BigBad of the Heaven's Feel route. To put his For the Evulz actions into perspective, even the aforementioned example above has a problem with this guy and considers him a bastard. In ''LightNovel/FateZero''[[spoiler:Zouken chose to act for the evulz over being able to wish for anything.]]
12th Mar '17 10:39:24 AM Dravencour
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*** A more fitting and non deconstructed example within the same work would be [[spoiler:Zouken Matou]], the big bad of the heavens feel scenario. To put his for the evulz actions into perspective, even the aforementioned example above has a problem with him and considers them a bastard. In ''LightNovel/FateZero''[[spoiler:He chose for the evulz over being able to wish for anything.]]

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*** A more fitting and non deconstructed non-deconstructed example within the same work series would be [[spoiler:Zouken Matou]], the big bad BigBad of the heavens feel scenario. Heaven's Feel route. To put his for For the evulz Evulz actions into perspective, even the aforementioned example above has a problem with him this guy and considers them him a bastard. In ''LightNovel/FateZero''[[spoiler:He ''LightNovel/FateZero''[[spoiler:Zouken chose to act for the evulz over being able to wish for anything.]]
27th Feb '17 1:59:21 PM ironballs16
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'''Carl''': Probably because I'm a dangerous psychopath with a long history of violence.

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'''Carl''': Probably because I'm a dangerous psychopath with a long history of violence.\\
'''Paul''': ...oh.\\
'''Carl''': I ''don't'' understand [[LampshadeHanging how you keep forgetting that]].
27th Feb '17 1:58:06 PM ironballs16
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* [[WebVideo/DoctorHorriblesSingAlongBlog Dr. Horrible's]] sole motivation for trying to take over the world is so that he can qualify as a supervillain and get into the Evil League of Evil. Dr. Horrible is also a subversion; it's made a clear on a couple of occasions that he feels the world is corrupted, and the only way to "save" it is to take control himself; most obviously in his opening spiel and during the song "My Eyes". Indeed, when it comes time to kill the "hero" of the piece, [[spoiler:he can't bring himself to do it until he's lost his chance.]]

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* [[WebVideo/DoctorHorriblesSingAlongBlog Dr. Horrible's]] sole motivation for trying to take over the world is so that he can qualify as a supervillain and get into the Evil League of Evil. Dr. Horrible is also a subversion; it's made a clear on a couple of occasions that he feels the world is corrupted, and the only way to "save" it [[UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans is to take control himself; himself]]; most obviously in his opening spiel and during the song "My Eyes". Indeed, when it comes time to kill the "hero" of the piece, [[spoiler:he can't bring himself to do it until he's lost his chance.]]
27th Feb '17 1:47:13 PM ironballs16
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* Doing this in pro wrestling is generally called garnering "CheapHeat"; being booed by the fans, not for doing something legitimately vile, but for doing something simply for the sake of being jeered. Interrupting someone's well-deserved title match to spoil their opportunity at glory is a truly nefarious act, and being booed for this is well-earned. Reminding the town you're in that their local football team just lost to [some other city] is done For The Evulz. Sometimes, cheap heat really adds to a wrestler's charisma (it's a great way to show how arrogant their character can be), but done sloppily, the facade is easily lost and the obviousness that it's a swing at just being bad for bad's sake is made evident.

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* Doing this in pro wrestling is generally called garnering "CheapHeat"; being booed by the fans, not for doing something legitimately vile, but for doing something [[EvilIsPetty simply for the sake of being jeered.jeered]]. Interrupting someone's well-deserved title match to spoil their opportunity at glory is a truly nefarious act, and being booed for this is well-earned. Reminding the town you're in that their local football team just lost to [some other city] is done For The Evulz. Sometimes, cheap heat really adds to a wrestler's charisma (it's a great way to show how arrogant their character can be), but done sloppily, the facade is easily lost and the obviousness that it's a swing at just being bad for bad's sake is made evident.
8th Feb '17 6:12:54 PM Az_Tech341
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* One of Creator/JohnMulaney's high school friends would steal antique photos when he went to house parties. When John asks why, he responded with "Because its the one thing you can't replace."
8th Feb '17 2:04:13 PM PlasmaTalon
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* One of Creator/JohnMulaney's high school friends would steal antique photos when he went to house parties. When John asks why, he responded with "Because its the one thing you can't replace."
7th Feb '17 8:10:08 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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Compare MadeOfEvil, which is a character which also does evil for the sake of it, but do so because they are actually an AnthropomorphicPersonification of evil. A villain who is self-aware enough to ''boast'' that their acts are just for the sake of evil are a CardCarryingVillain. See also DystopiaJustifiesTheMeans, when a character strives to create a perpetual dystopic world simply for the sake of suffering. Compare and contrast villains with BlueAndOrangeMorality, who ''do'' have underlying motivations beyond a mere desire for death and destruction, but not one most people would understand.

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Compare MadeOfEvil, which is a character which also does evil for the sake of it, but do so because they are actually an AnthropomorphicPersonification of evil. A villain who is self-aware enough to ''boast'' that their acts are just for the sake of evil are a CardCarryingVillain. See also DystopiaJustifiesTheMeans, when a character strives to create a perpetual dystopic world simply for the sake of suffering. Compare and contrast villains with BlueAndOrangeMorality, who ''do'' have underlying motivations beyond a mere desire for death and destruction, but not one ones most people would understand.
6th Feb '17 4:32:48 PM Theatre_Maven_3695
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* According to researchers, prior to 2003, all computer malware (viruses, trojans, boot infectors, etc.) were only created "for the fun of it", i.e. just to see what would happen, for kicks, as an intellectual challenge, just to be nasty, etc.
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4th Feb '17 3:48:40 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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Most villains have logical motivations for (morally) reprehensible actions and intentions. {{Ambition|IsEvil}}, [[KnightTemplar zeal]], {{greed}}, {{pride}}, [[DrivenByEnvy envy]], {{lust}}, [[DirtyCoward fear]], {{love|MakesYouEvil}}, [[ThePowerOfHate hatred]], [[PoliticallyIncorrectVillain bigotry]], {{revenge}}, [[PutThemAllOutOfMyMisery misery]], [[GreenEyedMonster jealousy]], [[TheResenter resentment]], [[ItsAllAboutMe selfishness]], [[WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds anguish]], [[MisanthropeSupreme misanthropy]], [[WellIntentionedExtremist good intentions]], [[DarkAndTroubledPast a troubled]] [[FreudianExcuse childhood]], [[UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans the desire for utopia]], [[VisionaryVillain and other warped "ideals"]] can all drive people to evil in ways that we understand and may be familiar with. If a villain's motivations can just be understood, they can [[KirkSummation be reasoned with]] -- sometimes.

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Most villains have logical motivations for (morally) reprehensible actions and intentions. {{Ambition|IsEvil}}, [[KnightTemplar zeal]], {{greed}}, {{pride}}, [[DrivenByEnvy envy]], {{lust}}, [[UnstoppableRage wrath]], [[DirtyCoward fear]], {{love|MakesYouEvil}}, [[ThePowerOfHate hatred]], [[PoliticallyIncorrectVillain bigotry]], {{revenge}}, [[PutThemAllOutOfMyMisery misery]], [[GreenEyedMonster jealousy]], [[TheResenter resentment]], [[ItsAllAboutMe selfishness]], [[WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds anguish]], [[MisanthropeSupreme misanthropy]], [[WellIntentionedExtremist good intentions]], [[DarkAndTroubledPast a troubled]] [[FreudianExcuse childhood]], [[UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans the desire for utopia]], [[VisionaryVillain and other warped "ideals"]] can all drive people to evil in ways that we understand and may be familiar with. If a villain's motivations can just be understood, they can [[KirkSummation be reasoned with]] -- sometimes.
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