01:31:00 PM Oct 19th 2016
Does Darkseid qualify for this trope?
02:01:33 AM Jan 15th 2014
Does this trope apply to individuals who are indifferent to or do not care about the concept of Good and Evil? If not, then what trope/s is/are used to apply to such individuals?
09:01:16 PM Feb 4th 2012
What would the inverse of this be? Someone who thinks everything: gods, the other and the forces of nature themselves should abide by good and evil?
07:48:32 PM May 7th 2011
The Borg are above the concepts of Good and Evil, talked about here http://memory-alpha.org/wiki/Borg_philosophy The Borg are not Evil, and don't act out of anger or revenge, but they also dont actvily seek to be kind, they do what they deem nessicary
12:58:33 AM Oct 10th 2010
Moved one example to discussion. I'm pretty sure Jolee Bindo as described is finding a middle way between the extremes of Good and Evil. That's not at all the same as declaring yourself above the concepts.
- The first Knights of the Old Republic has Jolee Bindo, an old hermit with a lightsaber and Force powers. He was one of the Jedi once, trained the woman he loved in their arts, and was betrayed by her during Exar Kun's Sith wars; later the Jedi forgave him and he rejected them to wander the galaxy and exile himself on Kashyyyk. He tells the player character that he's seen his share of the light and the dark and both extremes annoy him, and the portrait of his morality scale puts him exactly in the middle. Once, he tells another party member that if Darth Malak wins this war, the galaxy is in for a couple of rough centuries, but it will right itself again, eventually. Everyone feels that their era is the most pivotal one, and it's just not true. He speaks out against needless cruelty and the rejection of love with equal sincerity, but when push comes to shove he stands with the Jedi.
- However, it could be argued that Jolee is concerned with what is right or wrong (and therefore good or evil), just not with the usual Jedi equivalents, the Light and the Dark Side.
03:56:50 AM Jul 18th 2010
I pulled the following for being a contested example.
- The First Evil in the final season of Buffy the Vampire Slayer:
It's not about right. Not about wrong. It's about power.
- Well this is more talking about the ability to do things. There's no question that it's evil. It's called the First Evil. It describes itself as an incarnation of hatred.