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29th Jun '16 3:05:03 PM Wyldchyld
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* Invoked a lot in Simon R. Green's ''{{Nightside}}'' novels. One book features Madman, a former theoretical physicist who'd worked out the means to observe reality as it truly exists; [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin his name says it all]]. In another incident, a minor character asked the animated corpse Dead Boy what it was like being dead, and was reduced to quivering catatonia by the reply.

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* Invoked a lot in Simon R. Green's ''{{Nightside}}'' novels. One book features Madman, a former theoretical physicist who'd worked out the means to observe reality as it truly exists; [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin his name says it all]].all. In another incident, a minor character asked the animated corpse Dead Boy what it was like being dead, and was reduced to quivering catatonia by the reply.



* ''{{VideoGame/Bloodborne}}'' includes this [[spoiler: as both a story element and a game mechanic. You use [[WhatItSaysOnTheTin madman's knowledge]] to prevent your mind from repressing the horrible truths of the world and]] figure out what murdered you for grabbing that [[SchmuckBait tantalizingly dapper top hat.]]

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* ''{{VideoGame/Bloodborne}}'' includes this [[spoiler: as both a story element and a game mechanic. You use [[WhatItSaysOnTheTin madman's knowledge]] knowledge to prevent your mind from repressing the horrible truths of the world and]] figure out what murdered you for grabbing that [[SchmuckBait tantalizingly dapper top hat.]]
28th Jun '16 9:55:20 AM Ilya_Rysenkov
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* Attacks by demons in the ''VideoGame/{{Diablo}}'' series are said to be enough to "leave one's mind in ruins," as evidenced by the Demon Hunter's sister from ''VideoGame/DiabloIII'' and [[spoiler:every PC except the Barbarian from ''VideoGame/DiabloII'', though the latter takes a while to drive them completely bugnuts]].

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* Attacks by demons in the ''VideoGame/{{Diablo}}'' series are said to be enough to "leave one's mind in ruins," as evidenced by the Demon Hunter's sister from ''VideoGame/DiabloIII'' and [[spoiler:every PC except the Barbarian from ''VideoGame/DiabloII'', though the latter takes a while to drive them completely bugnuts]].bugnuts. Or not, as it's stated that Diablo II PCs managed to keep their sanity.]].
28th Jun '16 4:14:40 AM Morgenthaler
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* A few characters in ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry'' arguably experience this, most definitely Keiichi and Shmion.



** Arguably the Dementor's Kiss as well.
28th Jun '16 4:14:15 AM Morgenthaler
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* TheChroniclesOfProfessorJackBaling: Letís just say that Jackís study of his studentís perpetual motion machine doesnít make him the... most stable of individuals.

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* TheChroniclesOfProfessorJackBaling: ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfProfessorJackBaling'': Letís just say that Jackís study of his studentís perpetual motion machine doesnít make him the... most stable of individuals.
22nd Jun '16 11:42:58 PM Doug86
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* [[spoiler:Oswald Mandus]] of ''VideoGame/AmnesiaAMachineForPigs'' ended up seeing a vision of the 20th Century and the various atrocities committed in it. The thing that really makes him snap is [[spoiler:the reveal that both of his sons would die horribly in [[UsefulNotes/WorldWar1 the trenches of the Somme]], which causes him to lose all faith in humanity and build a machine that would slaughter all of humanity like pigs]].

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* [[spoiler:Oswald Mandus]] of ''VideoGame/AmnesiaAMachineForPigs'' ended up seeing a vision of the 20th Century and the various atrocities committed in it. The thing that really makes him snap is [[spoiler:the reveal that both of his sons would die horribly in [[UsefulNotes/WorldWar1 [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarI the trenches of the Somme]], which causes him to lose all faith in humanity and build a machine that would slaughter all of humanity like pigs]].
10th Jun '16 11:19:51 AM WriterGirl2015
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* ''VisualNovel/SchoolDays''' Kotonoha and Sekai. Both are dumped by a JerkAss Makoto Ito and have realized that he's also screwed around with their best friends. [[DullEyesOfUnhappiness Kotonoha's eyes turn dark]] around the later half of the anime.

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* ''VisualNovel/SchoolDays''' Kotonoha and Sekai. Both are dumped by a JerkAss Makoto Ito and have realized that he's also screwed around with their best friends. [[DullEyesOfUnhappiness Kotonoha's eyes turn dark]] around the later half of the anime.anime, especially after its implied that Makoto's friend raped her.


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* ''Manga/TokyoGhoul'':
** [[spoiler: Mutsuki breaks down into hysterical laughter and undergoes serious SanitySlippage, after seeing Torso's mutilated body done at his hands and realizing the full scale of his past crimes.]]
** [[spoiler: Kaneki breaks down laughing after Yamori duck taped his head once he put a centipede into his ear during a long torture session in which he also repeatedly cut off his toes and fingers. He also snapped after Yamori did a SadisticChoice in front of him where he killed two people after ordering him to choose who would live and would die. He breaks down crying and begs Yamori to kill him instead and later its the torture which led him to become a ruthless AntiHero.]]
10th Jun '16 8:14:50 AM igordebraga
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* The Brazilian song [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-5LLSWkf-A "Samba do Crioulo Doido"]] (Crazy Nigger's Samba) is about a samba writer who was forced to learn Brazilian history to fit the state law of historical Carnival themes. Then forcing him to learn current politics (when Brazil was under a dictatorship!) drove the crioulo nuts and he wrote one hell of an AnachronismStew.
7th Jun '16 8:06:58 PM Kartoonkid95
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* ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory'' -- Buzz Lightyear ends up doing this after discovering he is indeed only a toy and not an Intergalactic Space Ranger as he previously believed. He snaps out of it later, though.

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* ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory'' -- Buzz Lightyear ends up doing this after discovering he is indeed only a toy and not an Intergalactic Space Ranger as he previously believed. He snaps out of it later, though.


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* In ''Disney/BigHero6'', Hiro discovers that [[spoiler: Professor Callahan is alive and was Yokai the whole time, and that his brother Tadashi died for nothing]], prompting him to [[spoiler: reprogram Baymax into a killing machine to destroy him]].
30th May '16 12:46:59 AM Doug86
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** All [[MadScientist mad scientists]] go mad, sooner or later, by definition. It seems to be genetic. [[ItsAllthereInTheManual Helen went mad]] in an Italian restaurant when her mother's lawyer met with her.

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** All [[MadScientist mad scientists]] go mad, sooner or later, by definition. It seems to be genetic. [[ItsAllthereInTheManual [[AllthereInTheManual Helen went mad]] in an Italian restaurant when her mother's lawyer met with her.
25th May '16 8:15:13 PM ZaklogtheGreat
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* In ''Literature/HallowMass'', this is the eventual fate of [[spoiler: Audrey Klumm-Webner]] upon meeting the Dunwichers' gods up close and personal.
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