History PlayingWith / ScienceRelatedMemeticDisorder

12th May '16 11:16:18 AM AnonFangeekGirl
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* '''Exploited''': ???

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* '''Exploited''': ???A group looking for technological advancement hires a bunch of people with SAD, because they know that these people are ''very'' good at inventing.
1st Feb '15 1:50:12 PM Nasrudith
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???SAD is merely an obsessive focus. It doesn't make them any more talented, it merely makes them determined enough to get more done.



** It turns out that the mad scientist is not actually be insane. It is just that [[TheConspiracy certain groups]] would rather have things go [[ModernStasis unchanged]]. TheWorldIsNotReady or so they claim but it is clear they're just afraid of losing their grip on power. [[CassandraTruth The scientists' explanations of what is really going on]] [[HeroWithBadPublicity just make them look crazier.]]

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** It turns out that the mad scientist is not actually be insane. It is just that [[TheConspiracy certain groups]] would rather have things go [[ModernStasis unchanged]]. TheWorldIsNotReady or so they claim but it is clear they're just afraid of losing their grip on power. [[CassandraTruth The scientists' explanations of what is really going on]] [[HeroWithBadPublicity just make them look crazier.]]



* '''Implied''': A case file on a defeated mad scientist is seen on a desk. It has "new condition?" scrawled across it but it is never confirmed.



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9th Jan '13 10:05:00 PM VPhantom
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* '''Downplayed''': ???



* '''Subverted''': A MadScientist just turns out to have an already-established mental disorder.
** The mad scientests turn out to not actually be mad. It is just that [[TheConspiracy certain groups]] would rather have things go [[ModernStasis unchanged]]. TheWorldIsNotReady or so they claim but it is clear they're just afraid of losing their grip on power. [[CassandraTruth The scientests' explanations of what is really going on]] [[HeroWithBadPublicity just make them look crazier.]]

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* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':
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A MadScientist just turns out to have an already-established mental disorder.
** The It turns out that the mad scientests turn out to scientist is not actually be mad.insane. It is just that [[TheConspiracy certain groups]] would rather have things go [[ModernStasis unchanged]]. TheWorldIsNotReady or so they claim but it is clear they're just afraid of losing their grip on power. [[CassandraTruth The scientests' scientists' explanations of what is really going on]] [[HeroWithBadPublicity just make them look crazier.]]



* '''Deconstructed''': SAD causes some technical expertise, but its nature causes its sufferers to neglect safety protocols, waste their talents on trivial pursuits, blow themselves up, or turn their creations on the rest of humanity.
* '''Reconstructed''': When medicated properly, a mad scientist can retain some of his edge while still maintaining something of a grip on sanity. In the story, it becomes a plot point of how long a character needed for their technical expertise can go without trying to turn his companions into hats.



* '''Lampshaded''': "Geez, what's up with mad scientists? Is there a medical condition that causes intelligent meglomania or something?" "Actually..."

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* '''Lampshaded''': "Geez, what's up with mad scientists? Is there a medical condition that causes intelligent meglomania megalomania or something?" "Actually..."



* '''Exploited''': ???



* '''Deconstructed''': SAD causes some technical expertise, but its nature causes its sufferers to neglect safety protocols, waste their talents on trivial pursuits, blow themselves up, or turn their creations on the rest of humanity.
* '''Reconstructed''': When medicated properly, a mad scientist can retain some of his edge while still maintaining something of a grip on sanity. In the story, it becomes a plot point of how long a character needed for their technical expertise can go without trying to turn his companions into hats.



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9th Jan '13 8:25:31 PM Nasrudith
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** The mad scientests turn out to not actually be mad. It is just that [[TheConspiracy certain groups]] would rather have things go [[ModernStasis unchanged]]. TheWorldIsNotReady or so they claim but it is clear they're just afraid of losing their grip on power. [[CassandraTruth The scientests' explanations of what is really going on]] [[HeroWithBadPublicity just make them look crazier.]]



* '''Enforced''': ???

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* '''Enforced''': ???Alex, the previously heroic protagonist [[JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope began engaging in some *very* questionable actions.]] ExecutiveMeddling forced them to have a good excuse for it or RetCon it. The authors went with mental instability.
16th Sep '12 7:50:26 AM SKJAM
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* '''Invoked''': ???

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* '''Invoked''': ???A mad scientist operates on his son's brain, trying to induce SRMD.
20th Sep '11 2:26:35 PM WASD1234
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* '''Straight''': Supercognitive Antisocial Disorder causes bizarre thought processes that lead to amazing inventions and superhuman intellectual achievement. On the other hand, these same thought processes cause its sufferers to lose their grip on reality.

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* '''Straight''': Supercognitive Antisocial Disorder ([[FunWithAcronyms SAD]]) causes bizarre thought processes that lead to amazing inventions and superhuman intellectual achievement. On the other hand, these same thought processes cause its sufferers to lose their grip on reality.
10th Feb '11 12:07:14 PM Leliel
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* '''Lampshaded''': ???

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* '''Lampshaded''': ???"Geez, what's up with mad scientists? Is there a medical condition that causes intelligent meglomania or something?" "Actually..."



* '''Defied''': ???

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* '''Defied''': ???A mad scientist specifically hires a psychologist to explain his mental condition doesn't relate to his technical skills.
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