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29th Oct '17 9:04:52 PM bwburke94
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->[[WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}} Windmills do not work that way!]] [[TheStinger Good night!]]

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->[[WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}} Windmills do not work that way!]] [[TheStinger Good night!]]
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29th Oct '17 12:06:03 AM Fireblood
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** More than that, Oceania is perpetually at war with one of two other superpowers, and the populace is taught to hate and scorn whatever enemy they're currently opposing. Since the war never ends, it's implied the three nations have a gentleman's agreement of sorts to keep from fully beating each other, purely to keep the populace in line.

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** More than that, Oceania is perpetually at war with one of two other superpowers, and the populace is taught to hate and scorn whatever enemy they're currently opposing. Since the war never ends, it's implied the three nations have a gentleman's agreement of sorts to keep from fully beating each other, purely to keep the populace in line. line, or possibly that they are the same (Goldstein's book claims all of their ideologies boil down to identical principles) and only pretend that seperate factions exist fighting each other.
24th Sep '17 8:04:43 AM BKelly95
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* ''Film/CanadianBacon'' is all about this.

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* ''Film/CanadianBacon'' is all about this.this with the U.S. Government declaring war on Canada to distract from the sinking economy. The "war" only exists on paper, but the protagonists decide to launch a small invasion anyway.
21st Sep '17 6:57:31 PM rjd1922
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->[[WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}} Windmills do not work that way! Good night!]]

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->[[WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}} Windmills do not work that way! way!]] [[TheStinger Good night!]]
21st Sep '17 6:55:48 PM rjd1922
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->[[WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}} Windmills do not work that way! Good night!]]
3rd Sep '17 4:31:43 PM Scorntex
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'': The robot elders of Chapek 9 admit they were using humans as a scapegoat to distract the other robots from Chapek 9's more serious problems, like their crippling lugnut shortage, or the corrupt government of incompetent robot elders.
31st Jan '17 3:19:43 PM MrMediaGuy2
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[[quoteright:294:[[Creator/DCSimpson http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/windmill_7488.jpg]]]]

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* In [[http://www.glasswings.com.au/comics/idrewthis/d/20040825.html this]] strip of Creator/DCSimpson's ''I Drew This'', as shown in the page pic, some random moron firmly believe that broccoli is part of an evil plot to put a lawn gnome in the White House. Somebody disagrees, but a third party decides that since both positions have been presented with a straight face [[GoldenMeanFallacy they must be treated as equally valid]].

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* In [[http://www.glasswings.com.au/comics/idrewthis/d/20040825.html this]] strip of Creator/DCSimpson's Creator/DanaSimpson's ''I Drew This'', as shown in the page pic, some random moron firmly believe that broccoli is part of an evil plot to put a lawn gnome in the White House. Somebody disagrees, but a third party decides that since both positions have been presented with a straight face [[GoldenMeanFallacy they must be treated as equally valid]].
9th Jul '16 2:49:14 PM nombretomado
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* In the ''Franchise/{{Bionicle}}'' novel ''Island of Doom'', the villainous Piraka, use a Type 2 example in order to convince the Matoran that they're really the good guys, by using their powers to create a fake monster which they then "defeat."

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* In the ''Franchise/{{Bionicle}}'' ''Toys/{{Bionicle}}'' novel ''Island of Doom'', the villainous Piraka, use a Type 2 example in order to convince the Matoran that they're really the good guys, by using their powers to create a fake monster which they then "defeat."
17th Jan '16 8:28:55 PM CorporalPie
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--->'''Winston:''' Does he exists as you and I exist?\\

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--->'''Winston:''' Does he exists exist as you and I exist?\\
17th Jan '16 6:14:00 PM nombretomado
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* In StarControl, the [[LovableCoward Spathi]] live in fear of the Ultimate Evil. A race of beings so sneaky, they always stay just outside detection range of the Spathi's best scanners. This is clearly proof of their sinister intent.

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* In StarControl, ''VideoGame/StarControl'', the [[LovableCoward Spathi]] live in fear of the Ultimate Evil. A race of beings so sneaky, they always stay just outside detection range of the Spathi's best scanners. This is clearly proof of their sinister intent.
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