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23rd Apr '17 1:57:07 AM CountDorku
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* Exhumans in ''TabletopGame/EclipsePhase'' believe the Fall proved morality didn't work as a concept, and as such consider themselves AboveGoodAndEvil and dismiss anyone who disagrees with this. Firewall believes the exhumans' habits of doing horrible things means they are ''not'' above good and evil and are simply dangerous, power-crazed jerks.
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28th Mar '17 9:11:25 AM Rhodes7
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* Played with, if probably unintentionally, by ''Literature/{{Victoria}}''. The protagonists are definitely old-fashioned, fighting to reinstate the culture, technology and aesthetic of the rural 1930s, while rejecting all the ideological underpinnings of the Enlightenment. How ''good'' they are is... [[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgement up for some debate.]]
14th Mar '17 9:13:45 AM HeroGal2347
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* In the video series ''WesternAnimation/AdventuresInOdyssey'', "Baby Daze", the BigBad calls Eugene's morals "outdated."

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* In the video series ''WesternAnimation/AdventuresInOdyssey'', "Baby Daze", "[[Recap/AdventuresInOdysseyVideoSeriesE13BabyDaze Baby Daze]]", the BigBad calls Eugene's morals "outdated."
13th Mar '17 7:19:38 AM Couran
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* UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill was known to be old fashioned for his time, being culturally much more at home in the Victorian era of his youth. His speeches were full of historical references, whether to English history or to the classical era, and he had a tendency to go on about WoodenShipsAndIronMen or the Middle Ages, always evoking a kind of HollywoodHistory to inspire the British people. He remained a believer in UsefulNotes/TheBritishEmpire well past the point that it was fashionable, and as soon as the war in Europe ended, the British people voted him out because they sensed that he was too much of a historical relic to lead them in the postwar years. All that being said, his historical imagination and [[GoodIsOldFashioned respect for tradition]] helped him see that the kind of modernity the Nazis advocated would lead to a pretty horrifying future.

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* UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill was known to be old fashioned for his time, being culturally much more at home in the Victorian era of his youth. His speeches were full of historical references, whether to English history or to the classical era, and he had a tendency to go on about WoodenShipsAndIronMen or the Middle Ages, always evoking a kind of HollywoodHistory to inspire the British people. He remained a believer in UsefulNotes/TheBritishEmpire well past the point that it was fashionable, and as soon as the war in Europe ended, the British people voted him out because they sensed that he was too much of a historical relic to lead them in the postwar years.fashionable. All that being said, his historical imagination and [[GoodIsOldFashioned respect for tradition]] helped him see that the kind of modernity the Nazis advocated would lead to a pretty horrifying future.
19th Dec '16 11:49:51 PM Tron80
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--> '''Jason:''' ''I don't know what clouds your judgment worse. Your guilt or your antiquated sense of morality.''

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--> ---> '''Jason:''' ''I don't know what clouds your judgment worse. Your guilt or your antiquated sense of morality.''



--> Robin: The old Batman would never [[PayEvilUntoEvil descend to their level!]]
--> Azrael: The old Batman was created for older times. There's no place for kid gloves now. Evil has lost its patience. Obeying rules and codes the other side has trashed is ''stupid.''

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--> ---> Robin: The old Batman would never [[PayEvilUntoEvil descend to their level!]]
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level!]]\\
Azrael: The old Batman was created for older times. There's no place for kid gloves now. Evil has lost its patience. Obeying rules and codes the other side has trashed is ''stupid.''


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* In ''Comicbook/{{Supergirl}}'' story ''Comicbook/TheSupergirlFromKrypton'' it's defied by Batman, who states that people who think Superman is an outdated boy-scout are unable to see him for the hero he is.
13th Jul '16 1:46:23 AM WillBGood
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** GeniusBonus: The two fellows are [[InkSuitActor Ink-Suit Cameos]] of Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston, the last surviving members of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disney%27s_Nine_Old_Men Disney's "Nine Old Men".]]
21st Jun '16 7:16:51 PM ultimomant
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* ''Series/TheTwilightZone'': "The Obsolete Man." The title man is prosecuted for being an (illegal) librarian and (illegally) believing in God. The government in that episode also admittedly espouses philosophies similar to those of Mussolini (see below).

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* ''Series/TheTwilightZone'': ''Series/TheTwilightZone1959'': "The Obsolete Man." The title man is prosecuted for being an (illegal) librarian and (illegally) believing in God. The government in that episode also admittedly espouses philosophies similar to those of Mussolini (see below).
29th May '16 2:24:06 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'': After [[spoiler: the Incredibles defeat the Omnidroid and save their city]], we get this exchange from two onlookers:
--> '''Onlooker #1:''' You see that? That's the way to do it. That's old school!
--> '''Onlooker #2:''' Yeah. No school like the old school.
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'': After [[spoiler: the Incredibles defeat the Omnidroid and save their city]], we get this exchange from two onlookers:
--> '''Onlooker #1:''' You see that? That's the way to do it. That's old school!
--> '''Onlooker #2:''' Yeah. No school like the old school.
14th Dec '15 12:39:26 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* Film/ANewHope'', Han scoffs at Obi-Wan's coaching of Luke in Jedi weaponry and ethos as impractical and antiquated.

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* Film/ANewHope'', ''Film/ANewHope'', Han scoffs at Obi-Wan's coaching of Luke in Jedi weaponry and ethos as impractical and antiquated.
14th Dec '15 11:14:50 AM CaptainCrawdad
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** Ironically, Creator/HarrisonFord had flirted with this trope himself in ''Film/ANewHope'', when Han scoffed at Obi-Wan's coaching of Luke in Jedi weaponry, and ethos, as impractical and antiquated.

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** Ironically, Creator/HarrisonFord had flirted with this trope himself in ''Film/ANewHope'', when * Film/ANewHope'', Han scoffed scoffs at Obi-Wan's coaching of Luke in Jedi weaponry, weaponry and ethos, ethos as impractical and antiquated.



* Hagbard Celine in ''The Literature/{{Illuminatus}} Trilogy'' explains people fall in neophobes and neophiles, with 90% of the population being neophobes, afraid of change, and that these people are in the end, right.
** There's absolutely no moral dimension in being a neophobe or neophile. All heroes and all villains fall squarely in the neophile category.
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