History Quotes / WillingSuspensionOfDisbelief

12th Sep '17 9:39:47 AM CosmicFerret
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->Suspension Of Disbelief doesn't throw away all logic. It just allows me to believe that there are [[TheFlash people that can run really fast]] or [[ComicBook/MartianManhunter aliens that can shapeshift living among humans]].

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->Suspension Of Disbelief doesn't throw away all logic. It just allows me to believe that there are [[TheFlash [[Franchise/TheFlash people that can run really fast]] or [[ComicBook/MartianManhunter aliens that can shapeshift living among humans]].
23rd Aug '17 4:38:00 AM TheAmazingBlachman
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->He makes a Secondary World which your mind can enter. Inside it, what he relates is "true;" it accords with the laws of that world. You therefore believe it, while you are, as it were, inside. The moment disbelief arises, the spell is broken; the magic, or rather art, has failed. You are then out in the Primary World again, looking at the little abortive Secondary World from outside.
-->-- '''Creator/JRRTolkien'''

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->He ->What really happens is that the story-maker proves a successful "sub-creator". He makes a Secondary World which your mind can enter. Inside it, what he relates is "true;" it accords with the laws of that world. You therefore believe it, while you are, as it were, inside. The moment disbelief arises, the spell is broken; the magic, or rather art, has failed. You are then out in the Primary World again, looking at the little abortive Secondary World from outside.
-->-- '''Creator/JRRTolkien'''
'''Creator/JRRTolkien''', "On Fairy-Stories"
27th Jun '17 2:35:39 PM TheAmazingBlachman
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--> '''Ian Flynn''' on writing ''ComicBook/ArchieComicsSonicTheHedgehog''

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--> -->-- '''Ian Flynn''' on writing ''ComicBook/ArchieComicsSonicTheHedgehog''
27th Jun '17 2:35:26 PM TheAmazingBlachman
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->The trick comes down to this: How do you make a ridiculous scenario (talking, colorful animal-people fighting a ponderously large madman) engaging enough to read regularly? The answer: A tricky balancing act where the reader isn't necessarily supposed to take it seriously, but the characters of the world do. If the characters believe themselves to be in peril, then their honesty will inspire the reader to believe them. But at the same time, the writer has to craft it so that the reader is looking upon all this in an accessible fashion; we can't just assume the reader will be immediately invested and believe in the ridiculous scenario [...] But the writer can only do so much. It's also part of the reader's job to approach the material in the right mindset. If the reader is looking for a grand, sweeping anthropomorphic saga, or a GRIMDARK study of slavery and the theme of Nature vs. Industry, or if the reader simply isn't going to allow themselves to enjoy such high fantasy, then there's nothing the writer can do to entertain theme.
--> '''Ian Flynn''' on writing ''ComicBook/ArchieComicsSonicTheHedgehog''
6th May '17 9:36:39 PM Gamermaster
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->I used to lose sleep over [[SpaceIsNoisy this]], but then I realized if there's enough interesting things going on in a big budget epic sci-fi film, then you can distract me from all the science you're getting wrong."
-->--'''UsefulNotes/NeilDeGrasseTyson''', ''Series/TheLateShowWithStephenColbert''
9th Apr '17 5:49:42 PM nombretomado
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-->--'''Creator/BenCroshaw''' on ''SaintsRow2''

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-->--'''Creator/BenCroshaw''' on ''SaintsRow2''
''VideoGame/SaintsRow2''
4th Mar '17 11:10:04 AM nombretomado
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-->-- '''MarkTwain'''

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-->-- '''MarkTwain'''
'''Creator/MarkTwain'''
11th Jan '17 1:48:08 AM Laevatein
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->There’s a difference between suspension of disbelief and hanging it by the neck 'till dead, and Wolf is getting perilously close to the latter.
-->-- '''Klytus Soothsayer''', ''Blade Bunny'' forums

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->There’s a difference between ->"Willing suspension of disbelief and hanging it disbelief" does not mean "Hang by the neck 'till dead, and Wolf is getting perilously close to the latter.
until dead".
-->-- '''Klytus Soothsayer''', ''Blade Bunny'' forums
'''MarionZimmerBradley'''


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21st Aug '16 10:31:50 AM nombretomado
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-->-- '''Ben Cato''', ''TheDreamer''

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-->-- '''Ben Cato''', ''TheDreamer''
''Webcomic/TheDreamer''
22nd Dec '15 11:56:10 AM hamonrye
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->'''Max''': ''All'' the dinosaurs of the animal kingdom team up to fight the I-Rex.

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->'''Max''': ''All'' the dinosaurs of the animal kingdom team up to fight the I-Rex.\\



''Jay''': Or even knowing what that is. 'Cause, why would you think to rip that out?\\

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''Jay''': '''Jay''': Or even knowing what that is. 'Cause, why would you think to rip that out?\\
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