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9th Nov '16 5:30:22 PM nombretomado
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* In JohnCWright's ''[[Literature/TheGoldenOecumene The Golden Transcendence]]'', Atkins recounts how his family prefered liberty to prosperity -- they didn't do what anyone else told them to do.

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* In JohnCWright's Creator/JohnCWright's ''[[Literature/TheGoldenOecumene The Golden Transcendence]]'', Atkins recounts how his family prefered liberty to prosperity -- they didn't do what anyone else told them to do.
14th Sep '16 9:32:10 PM FuzzyBoots
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* In ''Literature/TheWorldAndThorinn'', Thorinn is eventually left with the choice of whether to [[spoiler:take control from The Monitor and ensure the freedom of humanity or choose not to take control and ensure the survival of humanity]].
30th Aug '16 12:38:08 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''MutantChronicles'': Most people who decide to go freelance make this choice. However, most of them can't hack the insecurity and figure a steady paycheck, pension and medical benefits are worth the loss of liberty.

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* ''MutantChronicles'': ''TabletopGame/MutantChronicles'': Most people who decide to go freelance make this choice. However, most of them can't hack the insecurity and figure a steady paycheck, pension and medical benefits are worth the loss of liberty.
23rd Jul '16 12:48:54 PM nombretomado
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* In ''ComicBook/SupermanRedSon'', the Global Soviet Union rules over the whole world, save the DividedStatesOfAmerica. Despite people all over the world living in a socialist utopia, the Americans remain independent, living in a war-torn country, to avoid being ruled over by BigBrother Superman.

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* In ''ComicBook/SupermanRedSon'', the Global Soviet Union rules over the whole world, save the DividedStatesOfAmerica. Despite people all over the world living in a socialist utopia, the Americans remain independent, living in a war-torn country, to avoid being ruled over by BigBrother ShadowDictator Superman.
9th May '16 10:43:56 AM thatmadork
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* The WildCard ending to ''VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas'' has The Courier create an independent New Vegas free of the machinations of Mr House, the NCR and the Legion, for the reason that the people of the Mojave deserve to govern themselves without any outside interference.
** The final mission and achievement for this is literally titled "''No Gods, No Masters''".

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* The WildCard ending to ''VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas'' has The Courier create an independent New Vegas free of the machinations of Mr House, the NCR and the Legion, for the reason that the people of the Mojave deserve to govern themselves without any outside interference.
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interference. The final mission and achievement for this is literally titled "''No Gods, No Masters''".Masters''".
* Done again in ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 4}}'' should you [[spoiler:side with the Minutemen and help them destroy the Institute. The Institute's technological marvels in the fields of robotics and bioscience are LostForever, but at least the Commonwealth is still in the hands of the wastelanders who live in it, rather than the testing ground for the amok experiments of a handful of shady scientist types.]]
20th Apr '16 4:49:13 AM Morgenthaler
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->''I've seen the future, you know what it is!? It's a 47-year-old virgin sitting around in his beige pajamas, drinking a banana-broccoli shake, singing "I'm an Oscar Meyer Wiener"! You live up top, you live Cocteau's way: what he wants, when he wants, how he wants! The alternative? Come down here]], maybe starve to death.''

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->''I've seen the future, you know what it is!? It's a 47-year-old virgin sitting around in his beige pajamas, drinking a banana-broccoli shake, singing "I'm an Oscar Meyer Wiener"! You live up top, you live Cocteau's way: what he wants, when he wants, how he wants! The alternative? Come down here]], here, maybe starve to death.''
20th Apr '16 4:46:17 AM Morgenthaler
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->''I've seen the future, you know what it is!? It's a [[NoSexAllowed 47-year-old virgin]] sitting around in his beige pajamas, drinking [[{{Veganopia}} a banana-broccoli shake]], singing "I'm an Oscar Meyer Wiener"! You live up top, you live [[BigBad Cocteau]]'s way: [[TheEvilsOfFreeWill what he wants, when he wants, how he wants]]! The alternative? Come [[AbsurdlySpaciousSewer down here]], [[SadisticChoice maybe starve to death]].''
-->-- '''[[RebelLeader Edgar]] [[BadassLongcoat Friendly]]''', ''Film/DemolitionMan''

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->''I've seen the future, you know what it is!? It's a [[NoSexAllowed 47-year-old virgin]] virgin sitting around in his beige pajamas, drinking [[{{Veganopia}} a banana-broccoli shake]], shake, singing "I'm an Oscar Meyer Wiener"! You live up top, you live [[BigBad Cocteau]]'s Cocteau's way: [[TheEvilsOfFreeWill what he wants, when he wants, how he wants]]! wants! The alternative? Come [[AbsurdlySpaciousSewer down here]], [[SadisticChoice maybe starve to death]].death.''
-->-- '''[[RebelLeader Edgar]] [[BadassLongcoat Friendly]]''', '''Edgar Friendly''', ''Film/DemolitionMan''
8th Mar '16 4:15:09 AM thatmadork
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->"''Here at least we shall be free; the Almighty hath not built here for his envy, will not drive us hence: Here we may reign secure, and in my choice to reign is worth ambition, though in Hell'': '''''Better to reign in Hell, than serve in Heaven'''''."
-->-- '''{{Satan}}''', ''Literature/ParadiseLost''

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->"''Here at least we shall be free; ->''I've seen the Almighty hath not built here for future, you know what it is!? It's a [[NoSexAllowed 47-year-old virgin]] sitting around in his envy, will not drive us hence: Here we may reign secure, and in my choice beige pajamas, drinking [[{{Veganopia}} a banana-broccoli shake]], singing "I'm an Oscar Meyer Wiener"! You live up top, you live [[BigBad Cocteau]]'s way: [[TheEvilsOfFreeWill what he wants, when he wants, how he wants]]! The alternative? Come [[AbsurdlySpaciousSewer down here]], [[SadisticChoice maybe starve to reign is worth ambition, though in Hell'': '''''Better to reign in Hell, than serve in Heaven'''''."
death]].''
-->-- '''{{Satan}}''', ''Literature/ParadiseLost''
'''[[RebelLeader Edgar]] [[BadassLongcoat Friendly]]''', ''Film/DemolitionMan''
24th Jan '16 6:38:42 PM nombretomado
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* In ''SupermanRedSon'', the Global Soviet Union rules over the whole world, save the DividedStatesOfAmerica. Despite people all over the world living in a socialist utopia, the Americans remain independent, living in a war-torn country, to avoid being ruled over by BigBrother Superman.

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* In ''SupermanRedSon'', ''ComicBook/SupermanRedSon'', the Global Soviet Union rules over the whole world, save the DividedStatesOfAmerica. Despite people all over the world living in a socialist utopia, the Americans remain independent, living in a war-torn country, to avoid being ruled over by BigBrother Superman.
6th Jan '16 6:38:31 PM DoctorCooper
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'''Please note: This is for fictional cases where it is clear that the people are choosing freedom over comfort (or at least ''believe'' they are doing so) - this is not a place to vent about political opinions, so Administrivia/NoRealLifeExamplesPlease.'''

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'''Please note: This is for fictional cases where it is clear that the people are choosing freedom over comfort (or at least ''believe'' they are doing so) - this is not a place to vent about political opinions, so Administrivia/NoRealLifeExamplesPlease.'''''' [[noreallife]]
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