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Ctrooper2011
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08:40:02 PM Aug 4th 2013
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I can't help but consider two of the four temperaments as part of this factor.

Melancholic, being extremely perfectionistic, can easily qualify as Order. Sanguine, on the other hand, values creativity and socialization over tasks, making a good example of Chaos.

Phlegmatic & Choleric are something else entirely.
MagBas
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01:16:01 PM Sep 15th 2011
  • Similarly, Sonic is very much Chaos. He's a drifter, a free spirit, and considers morality to be more important than the established order. Eggman, on the other hand, is Order. He wants to conquer the world, he forces people to obey him without question, and he wants a society based entirely upon order... his own

Actually, Eggman and Sonic conflict represents tecnology vs nature. I not knows about the other adaptations, but in the games he never represented "order" and used CHAOS Emeralds as fuel to his plans

Ctrooper2011
08:43:55 PM Aug 4th 2013
That sounds a bit more like Harmony Versus Discipline.
KSonik
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09:54:03 AM Aug 1st 2010
edited by KSonik
The Simpson example still fits as this trope has nothing to do with the actual Law. Lisa may not be on the side of the law but she is on the side of order. law abiding=/= on the side of Order and being a criminal does not necessarily mean you are on the side of Chaos
MagBas
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02:08:40 PM Apr 17th 2010
Mag Bas
  • Subverted in Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn. In Path of Radiance, the direct prequel, as well as much of this game, the player is led to believe that Ashera (Goddess of Order) is a typical, benevolent fantasy deity, while the Dark God (Chaos incarnate) is a sealed evil threat to the world, blamed for a global flood that nearly wiped out the world save Tellius. It's later revealed that the reason why the Dark God can't be released is not because the Dark God itself poses a threat, but rather because waking it will also awaken Ashera. Ashera herself is bent upon nothing short of the complete destruction of sentient life as part of her judgment against the two main races of Tellius, Beorc and Laguz, for their inability to stop fighting each other. The "Dark God", Yune, is the one that gives the main characters the ability to oppose her, as well as being generally friendly. In fact, the two goddesses were once one being, Ashunera, the creator of the world. Ashunera sought to stop the two races from fighting before, but lost control of her emotions, and thus caused the flood. Blaming her emotions for weakening her, she divested of her chaotic side in order to become a more perfect goddess. In the epilogue of the game, though, it is revealed the two halves were reunited 1200 years after the game's events.
Not a Subversion.
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