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* ''Literature/TheElderEmpire'': The central conflict. On the ''Of Sea and Shadow'' side, the heroes are mostly fighting for Order, as they know that letting the Empire fracture into countless mini-empires will result in nothing but war and bloodshed. On the ''Of Shadow and Sea'' side, the heroes are mostly fighting for Chaos, as they believe that the species has evolved past the need for a single omnipotent authority. The problems with both sides are discussed; if there's a single Empire that means there's a single point of failure that can be exploited, while if there are multiple empires there will be no way to force them to cooperate in the face of a major threat.


* The famous GreenRocks of ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'', are called the ''Chaos'' Emeralds. They wasted a perfectly bland plot in the scrapped game ''Sonic X-Treme'', which would have featured the Rings of ''Order''.

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* The famous GreenRocks of ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'', ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog'', are called the ''Chaos'' Emeralds. They wasted a perfectly bland plot in the scrapped game ''Sonic X-Treme'', which would have featured the Rings of ''Order''.

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* The [[GrandFinale final Splatfest]] of VideoGame/Splatoon2 is themed around this, with Pearl championing Chaos while Marina supports Order.

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* The major factions of ''VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas'' are on sort of a sliding scale of Order vs. Chaos.
** [[TheEmpire Ceasar's Legion]] is a brutal, totalitarian military state dependent on raiding weaker tribes (Evil Order). The New California Republic is an idealistic aspiring democracy ("Good" Order, though not immune to corruption or political exigency). There is no option to make them get along.
** Choosing to remain independent of either gets both out of the Mojave and leads the region down the path to anarchy (Chaos, for better or worse).
** The [[TakeAThirdOption fourth option]] is Mr. House, who's also Order (he desires control, but based on economic monopoly rather than Caesar's military conquest or the NCR's negotiation), but exploits the Chaos between Ceasar and the NCR.

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* In ''VideoGame/ChivalryMedievalWarfare'', the Mason Order want to overthrow the monarchy for their peasant populist, pseudo-Communist, [[TheSocialDarwinist Social Darwinist]] ideology, while the Agatha Knights fight to uphold peace, legitimacy, honour and the feudal system. It's an ExcusePlot, just go fight people, it's really fun.

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* In ''Manga/MyHeroAcademia'', this conflict is best exemplified with the introduction of the Quirk Liberation Army. The QLA, an organization spanning generations since its founding by a villain named Destro, represents Chaos and the ability to freely use the Quirks which are possessed by the majority of the population, but they use terrorist tactics to push their agenda. On the side of Order, the government and law-enforcement maintain the peace with the help of licensed heroes. While this works for the most part, it requires that Quirks be very heavily regulated, with professional heroes being the only ones legally allowed to use their Quirks in combat while anyone else would be considered a "villain" for doing so.


Chaos is associated with change, {{Tricksters}}, free will, creativity, individualism, and, [[ChaoticStupid to the extreme]], madness, savagery, solipsism, and selfish overindulgence. The powers associated with it are {{Shapeshifting}}, [[MasterOfIllusion illusions]], and matter transmutation, as well as EntropyAndChaosMagic in general. By nature, Chaos tends to be [[HollywoodTactics too disorganized to pose a serious unifed threat like Order]], and may engage in an EnemyCivilWar or find its members DividedWeFall. [[ConfusionFu On the other hand, the forces of Chaos are the hardest to predict]].

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Chaos is associated with change, {{Tricksters}}, TheTrickster, free will, creativity, individualism, and, [[ChaoticStupid to the extreme]], madness, savagery, solipsism, and selfish overindulgence. The powers associated with it are {{Shapeshifting}}, [[MasterOfIllusion illusions]], and matter transmutation, as well as EntropyAndChaosMagic in general. By nature, Chaos tends to be [[HollywoodTactics too disorganized to pose a serious unifed threat like Order]], and may engage in an EnemyCivilWar or find its members DividedWeFall. [[ConfusionFu On the other hand, the forces of Chaos are the hardest to predict]].


* In ''WesternAnimation/TheLEGOMovie'', Lord Business represents order, with his insistence on conformity and following the instructions, and the Master Builders represent chaos, with their unbridled (and sometimes counterproductive) creativity. [[spoiler:Emmet succeeds by balancing the two, in a sense.]]

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheLEGOMovie'', Lord Business represents order, with his insistence on conformity and following the instructions, and the Master Builders represent chaos, with their unbridled (and sometimes counterproductive) creativity. [[spoiler:Emmet succeeds by balancing the two, in a sense. But then comes the Duplo Aliens of the Systar System being more of chaos, the destructive kind come the sequel...]]


* ''FanFic/TheDarkLordsOfNerima'' has this in form of the [[Anime/SailorMoon Sailor Senshi]] (heroic [[MagicalGirl Magical Girls]] who fight for love and justice and work to preserve the peace of the world), and [[Manga/RanmaOneHalf Ranma and the Wreaking Crew]] (crazy Martial Artists with [[MartialArtsAndCrafts so many different]] [[SupernaturalMartialArts fighting styles]] that can [[CharlesAtlasSuperpower blow up mountains with ease]], plus they're [[TheChewToy Chew Toys]]). They only reason why both sides are at war is because Ranma and Ryoga tricked the Senshi into thinking that they are both [[MultiversalConqueror Multiversal Conquerors]] to protect a Youma that Ryoga befriended. The said thing is that the Senshi are ''very'' instance into believing that they're evil, which given how twisted their villains were it's not sorta surprising.

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* ''FanFic/TheDarkLordsOfNerima'' has this in form of the [[Anime/SailorMoon Sailor Senshi]] (heroic [[MagicalGirl Magical Girls]] who fight for love and justice and work to preserve the peace of the world), and [[Manga/RanmaOneHalf Ranma and the Wreaking Wrecking Crew]] (crazy Martial Artists with [[MartialArtsAndCrafts so many different]] [[SupernaturalMartialArts fighting styles]] that can [[CharlesAtlasSuperpower blow up mountains with ease]], at their best]], plus they're [[TheChewToy Chew Toys]]). They only reason why both sides are at war is because Ranma and Ryoga Ryouga tricked the Senshi into thinking that they are both [[MultiversalConqueror Multiversal Conquerors]] to protect a Youma that Ryoga Ryouga befriended. The said thing is that the Senshi are ''very'' instance into insistent on believing that they're evil, which given how twisted their villains were it's not sorta surprising.

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** The concepts of Master & Crazy Hands compared to that of [[spoiler:Galeem & Dharkon]] shows both sides of both ways Order & Chaos can be taken. Master Hand represents the Order of creation and structure, while Crazy Hand is the Chaos that exists for the sake of change. [[spoiler: Whereas [[LightIsNotGood Galeem]] is Order for the sake of control and tyranny, and [[DarkIsEvil Dharkon]] is Chaos as a purely destructive influence that seeks to erase all life.]] The difference is that the Hands can put aside their differences to work together for the good of the universe, while [[spoiler: Galeem & Dharkon]] cannot, making this more akin to a GoodVersusEvil story in a way.

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* From ''Melee'' onward, the Master and Crazy Hands of the ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'' series imply this (Master with Order, Crazy with Chaos). But then ''Ultimate'' takes it a level higher with [[spoiler:''World of Light'''s {{Big Bad}}s, Galeem and Dharkon. The hand they control and copy enforces this theme.]]


* ''Webcomic/{{Nodwick}}'', from the same author, once featured a split-personality god whose Orderly and Chaotic halves - and the worshippers of those halves - simply couldn't get along. Even Piffany, the MoralityPet, couldn't get them to work together for more than a week or two before the mayhem started again.

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* ''Webcomic/{{Nodwick}}'', from the same author, ''Webcomic/{{Nodwick}}'' once featured a split-personality god whose Orderly and Chaotic halves - and the worshippers of those halves - simply couldn't get along. Even Piffany, the MoralityPet, couldn't get them to work together for more than a week or two before the mayhem started again.


** It also has Jack Kirby's Fourth World of the ComicBook/NewGods, where Order is represented by the oppressive tyrant, Darkseid, who demands absolute obedience and seeks the Anti-Life Equation, mastery of which will force any mind to submit to the will of he who wields it. He's opposed by the {{Space Hippie}}s of New Genesis, who believe in peace and free will ("That is the Life Equation!") -- and his own son, who is essentially a personification of pure, primal fury. Amazingly, though Kirby clearly spells this out several times, many writers who followed him Just Didn't Get It, and explicitly flipped around the Order and Chaos attributions of the two factions. This may be because it was most clearly stated in ''The Forever People'', the least well-regarded series in the saga. In ''Comicbook/TheNew52'' Highfather and Darkseid ''both'' represent order, with the Forever People rejecting both of them in favour of a chaotic [[TakeAThirdOption third option]].

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** It also has Jack Kirby's Fourth World of the ComicBook/NewGods, where Order is represented by the oppressive tyrant, Darkseid, who demands absolute obedience and seeks the Anti-Life Equation, mastery of which will force any mind to submit to the will of he who wields it. He's opposed by the {{Space Hippie}}s Space Hippies of New Genesis, who believe in peace and free will ("That is the Life Equation!") -- and his own son, who is essentially a personification of pure, primal fury. Amazingly, though Kirby clearly spells this out several times, many writers who followed him Just Didn't Get It, and explicitly flipped around the Order and Chaos attributions of the two factions. This may be because it was most clearly stated in ''The Forever People'', the least well-regarded series in the saga. In ''Comicbook/TheNew52'' Highfather and Darkseid ''both'' represent order, with the Forever People rejecting both of them in favour of a chaotic [[TakeAThirdOption third option]].


** It also has Jack Kirby's Fourth World of the ComicBook/NewGods, where Order is represented by the oppressive tyrant, Darkseid, who demands absolute obedience and seeks the Anti-Life Equation, mastery of which will force any mind to submit to the will of he who wields it. He's opposed by the SpaceHippies of New Genesis, who believe in peace and free will ("That is the Life Equation!") -- and his own son, who is essentially a personification of pure, primal fury. Amazingly, though Kirby clearly spells this out several times, many writers who followed him Just Didn't Get It, and explicitly flipped around the Order and Chaos attributions of the two factions. This may be because it was most clearly stated in ''The Forever People'', the least well-regarded series in the saga. In ''Comicbook/TheNew52'' Highfather and Darkseid ''both'' represent order, with the Forever People rejecting both of them in favour of a chaotic [[TakeAThirdOption third option]].

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** It also has Jack Kirby's Fourth World of the ComicBook/NewGods, where Order is represented by the oppressive tyrant, Darkseid, who demands absolute obedience and seeks the Anti-Life Equation, mastery of which will force any mind to submit to the will of he who wields it. He's opposed by the SpaceHippies {{Space Hippie}}s of New Genesis, who believe in peace and free will ("That is the Life Equation!") -- and his own son, who is essentially a personification of pure, primal fury. Amazingly, though Kirby clearly spells this out several times, many writers who followed him Just Didn't Get It, and explicitly flipped around the Order and Chaos attributions of the two factions. This may be because it was most clearly stated in ''The Forever People'', the least well-regarded series in the saga. In ''Comicbook/TheNew52'' Highfather and Darkseid ''both'' represent order, with the Forever People rejecting both of them in favour of a chaotic [[TakeAThirdOption third option]].


* Somewhat the point of ''Film/TheWorldsEnd''. [[spoiler:What is better? An advanced, progressive society full of robots, or a crude, harsh society where individual freedom is preserved? Humanity chooses the latter.]]

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* Somewhat the point of ''Film/TheWorldsEnd''. [[spoiler:What is better? An advanced, progressive society full of robots, or a crude, harsh society where individual freedom is preserved? Humanity chooses the latter. In fact the advanced society is only full of robots ''because'' humans instinctively reject their idea of order; when they did this on other worlds they only had to replace a few people to achieve it, but on Earth it was damn near everyone.]]

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