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12th Apr '17 5:04:35 PM KOman
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* Doctor Hogback of ''Manga/OnePiece'' was a famous surgeon who disappeared from the public eye to study an island full of zombies with the hope of figuring out how to achieve proper resurrection, but it turns out that he is helping to create said zombies. Chopper claims that he would have supported Hogback, no matter how many other people accused him of playing God, if he'd actually been bringing people back from the dead, but has lost all respect for Hogback upon learning that he's simply animating corpses to do his bidding.
23rd Feb '17 5:32:01 PM AgentSalt
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# [[ImmortalityImmorality Immortality]] when it doesn't revive the dead.

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# [[ImmortalityImmorality Immortality]] when it doesn't revive the dead. (that's type 6)
12th Feb '17 1:20:44 AM Milarqui
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* ''Literature/HonorHarrington'': genetical modification is somewhat frowned upon, and certain forms outright forbidden, ever since a bunch of {{Ubermensch}} saw that they were "better" than humans - so they started a war that could have destroyed Earth.
9th Nov '16 9:32:47 AM unokkun
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* This is THE plot point in ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist''. Any attempts to bring back the dead are bound to fail and anyone attempting it will lose a body part as a Karmic Punishment.

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* This is THE plot point in ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist''. Any attempts to bring back the dead are bound to fail and anyone attempting it will lose a body part as a Karmic Punishment.karmic (and ironic) punishment. But note that being forced to perform human transmutation against your will (as it happens to [[spoiler: Colonel Mustang]]) does not save you from the punishment.
23rd Sep '16 6:42:26 PM WillBGood
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* In the backstory of ''Franchise/Barsoom'' novel ''Literature/SyntheticMenOfMars'' Ras Thavas has done this. As is par for the course, it proved to perhaps be ill-advised, which kicks off the actual story.

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* In the backstory of ''Franchise/Barsoom'' the ''Franchise/{{Barsoom}}'' novel ''Literature/SyntheticMenOfMars'' Ras Thavas has done this. As is par for the course, it proved to perhaps be ill-advised, which kicks off the actual story.
11th Sep '16 6:00:13 PM intastiel
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* In the ''{{Literature/Gentleman Bastard}}s'' books, the Bondsmagi -- many of whom consider themselves as far above humans as humans are above livestock, with [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveSupernaturalPowers moral compasses to match]] -- have horror stories of a fellow mage who tried this. [[spoiler: The magical pollution from the attempt created a plague that ravaged a city, and the mage himself was shunted into a new body without his [[DePower powers]] or his [[LaserGuidedAmnesia memories]], though whether the latter was a case of GoneHorriblyWrong or GoneHorriblyRight is uncertain.]]
18th Jul '16 6:59:41 PM DastardlyDemolition
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* The ''TabletopGame/{{Cyberpunk}}'' universe has it's own problems with over using cybernetics: Cyberpsychosis. When a human adds too many augs, they eventually become more and more unhinged until they're more machine than man and become Cyber Psychos. Special police forces colloquially called "Cyber Psycho Squads", police that are almost Cyber Psychos themselves, detain these criminals to have their minds rebuilt into a more acceptable form. Some even become Cyber Psycho Cops after their prison time.
14th Jul '16 1:23:34 PM KingZeal
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* According to the Church of Yevon in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX'', in the backstory Spirans relied on technology ("machina") to live proud and hedonistic lives, and [[{{Kaiju}} Sin]] is their punishment, a monster attracted to technology. [[spoiler:Later we learn Sin was [[SubvertedTrope instead]] created so as to seek revenge of the technologically advanced city of Bevelle and to hinder the advancement of civilization.]]

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* According to the Church of Yevon in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX'', in the backstory Spirans relied on technology ("machina") to live proud and hedonistic lives, and [[{{Kaiju}} Sin]] is their punishment, a monster attracted to technology. [[spoiler:Later we learn that there is some political bias attached to this; Sin was [[SubvertedTrope instead]] a weapon created so as to seek by Yevon get revenge of on the technologically advanced technologically-advanced city of Bevelle Bevelle, and to hinder later Yunalesca created the advancement Church and its beliefs so that her people, her family and their old way of civilization.life, would be honored and preserved forever.]]
14th Jul '16 1:05:40 PM Stormtroper
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* According to the Church of Yevon in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX'', in the backstory Spirans relied on technology ("machina") to live proud and hedonistic lives, and [[{{Kaiju}} Sin]] is their punishment, a monster attracted to technology. [[spoiler:Later we learn Sin was [[SubvertedTrope instead]] created so as to seek revenge of the technologically advanced city of Bevelle and to hinder the advancement of civilization.]]
6th Jul '16 1:48:04 PM RangerBlack
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* The employees of [[VideoGame/{{Kirby Planet Robobot}} Haltmann Works Company]] run afoul of this.
**[[spoiler:Finishing the entire game and discovering the complete lore reveals that there's more to it than simple [[EvilInc ambition.]]]]
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