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09:34:07 AM Feb 27th 2012
Maybe we should add in the write-up a distinction between "horizontal" and "vertical" separations. Namely, whether one (or more) caste is "below" the others (one "above" is quite different).

With this in mind, trolls from Homestuck and untouchables from Real Life are "vertical", while most Hive Caste Systems or the tau from Warhammer 40,000 are "horizontal".
01:03:18 AM Feb 6th 2011
Um...should there even be Real Life examples of a Fantastic Caste System? "Fantastic" in this context is "of or pertaining to fantasy," not So Cool It's Awesome....
08:22:05 PM Mar 25th 2010
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How is this related to Divided States of America? "Extrapolates on a real-world situation" covers about every trope ever.
09:31:31 AM Feb 27th 2012
Yeah, no idea of how this could be related.
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