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3rd Aug '16 12:24:59 PM thatmadork
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* ''Literature/NineteenEightyFour'': Perhaps the closest fit to describe the guiding philosophy of the Party and the mindset of the Inner Party members. The pursuit of power for it's own sake is seen as the highest good of humanity, and the surest path to more power is to [[AssimilationPlot unite and subsume one's own will into the will of the Party as a whole]] - and [[MindRape break the wills]] of those who don't quite get with the program.
17th Jun '16 7:20:32 PM Az_Tech341
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* Wolfgang Grimmer from ''Manga/{{Monster}}'' is a sociopath (at least according to himself) who is incapable of empathy and emotion. This has made his moral code, [[IJustWantToBeNormal which is to fake being human as well as he possibly can at all times so that no-one can tell he's a sociopath]], all the more important to him. He's so good at it that only people who really get to know him can tell that he lacks emotional affect. [[spoiler:His wife only truly noticed it until their son died in an accident and Wolfgang was unable to fake mourning him.]]

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* Wolfgang Grimmer from ''Manga/{{Monster}}'' is a sociopath (at least according to himself) who is incapable of empathy and emotion. This has made his moral code, [[IJustWantToBeNormal which is to fake being human as well as he possibly can at all times so that no-one can tell he's a sociopath]], all the more important to him. He's so good at it that only people who really get to know him can tell that he lacks emotional affect. [[spoiler:His wife only truly noticed it until after their son died in an accident and Wolfgang was unable to fake mourning him.]]
17th Jun '16 3:04:05 PM Grudgeal
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* Wolfgang Grimmer from ''Manga/{{Monster}}'' is a sociopath (at least according to himself) who is incapable of empathy and emotion. This has made his moral code, [[IJustWantToBeNormal which is to fake being human as well as he possibly can at all times so that no-one can tell he's a sociopath]], all the more important to him. He's so good at it that only people who really get to know him can tell that he lacks emotional affect. [[spoiler:His wife only truly noticed it until their son died in an accident and Wolfgang was unable to fake mourning him.]]
10th Mar '16 2:10:45 PM chopshop
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* [[spoiler: Getaway]] from ''ComicBook/TransformersMoreThanMeetsTheEye'', enough so that his nature is a major spoiler. He ''does'' have a sense of morality, with a strong belief in loyalty to his cause and a desire to avoid unnecessary violence. Yet at the same time his moral code is odd and often seems more concerned with the overall concepts than with individual people. He leads a mutiny and makes a deal with the BigBad to get rid of Megatron, yet speaks as if he's on the moral high-ground simply because he's doing so for the crew as a whole. When the DJD kill some people, [[spoiler: Getaway]] expresses seemingly genuine sadness for their deaths, but doesn't really show any ''guilt'' over it, even though his scheme indirectly led to those deaths. Essentially he thinks less "it's all my fault" and more "shit happens".
-->"I'm not a bad person. I just have strong beliefs."
3rd Mar '16 2:22:51 PM ading
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* This is the whole point of ''Series/{{Dexter}}''. The title character is a psychopathic serial killer who had a moral code instilled in him by his foster father. While his code prevents him from killing innocents, its main purpose is to prevent him from getting caught.
28th Feb '16 1:19:13 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* Franchise/HannibalLecter's [[BlueAndOrangeMorality personal ethics are bizarre]]. Murder, torture, cannibalism and mutilation are fine, but sexual assault and rudeness are punishable by death. What Lecter considers to be rude behaviour is unclear as he himself insults, ignores and talks down to people. And murder could be seen as being pretty rude as well. Furthermore, his definition of evil is to defy the rules of society and he made the deliberate choice to be evil by rejecting societal norms.
7th Feb '16 7:14:26 AM StFan
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* ''{{Timeline 191}}'''s Boris Lavochkin is a SociopathicSoldier who will kill anybody who even looks at him funny. He still finds the CSA's FinalSolution horrifying and deserving of punishment, meaning that for all his disregard of morality, he has a conception of it.

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* ''{{Timeline ''Literature/{{Timeline 191}}'''s Boris Lavochkin is a SociopathicSoldier who will kill anybody who even looks at him funny. He still finds the CSA's FinalSolution horrifying and deserving of punishment, meaning that for all his disregard of morality, he has a conception of it.
12th Jan '16 8:53:51 PM Kalaong
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** On the other hand, he feels a deep kinship with [[LonersAreFreaks anyone who doesn who don't "fit" into society at large]]. That is, he tends to treat them like he does his brother Mycroft; constant needling in their day-to-day lives, mostly out of boredom. And he's an outright brutal ''bastard'' to anyone who preys upon them.
9th Jan '16 6:52:47 PM Marowmerowmer
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The psychologist Andrzej M. Łobaczewski described something somewhat similar to this as a "schizoidal psychopath"[[note]]Not to be confused with schizoidal personality disorder, which has nothing to do with psychopathy at all.[[/note]]—they may have a conscience, but it's so heavily distorted that their moral codes end up demented and their attitude toward society becomes that of a KnightTemplar.

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The psychologist Andrzej M. Łobaczewski described something somewhat similar to this as a "schizoidal psychopath"[[note]]Not to be confused with schizoidal schizoid personality disorder, which has nothing to do with psychopathy at all.is a completely unrelated personality disorder.[[/note]]—they may have a conscience, but it's so heavily distorted that their moral codes end up demented and their attitude toward society becomes that of a KnightTemplar.
9th Jan '16 6:51:23 PM Marowmerowmer
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The psychologist Andrzej M. Łobaczewski described something somewhat similar to this as a "schizoidal psychopath"[[note]]Not to be confused with schizoidal personality disorder, which has nothing to do with psychopathy at all.[[/note]]—they may have a conscience, but it's so heavily distorted that their moral codes end up demented and their attitude toward society becomes that of a KnightTemplar.
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