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* ImmortalityIsNoBigDeal: Immortality is alright.

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* ImmortalityIsNoBigDeal: LivingForeverIsNoBigDeal: Immortality is alright.


* [[SillyReasonForWar Your differences are minuscule]], just get along already!

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* [[SillyReasonForWar Your differences are minuscule]], just minuscule]]. Just get along already!



* BabiesMakeEverythingBetter: Having children can improve your relationship.



* ChildrenRaiseYou: Looking after a child can mature you.



* HeWhoFightsMonsters: Getting revenge will make you just as bad as the villain.

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* HeWhoFightsMonsters: Getting revenge will make you just as bad as the villain.corrupt you.



* IfYouTauntHimYouWillBeJustLikeHim

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* IfYouTauntHimYouWillBeJustLikeHimIfYouTauntHimYouWillBeJustLikeHim: It's bad to get back at a jerk because you'd be stooping to their level.



* LoonyFriendsImproveYourPersonality

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* LoonyFriendsImproveYourPersonalityLoonyFriendsImproveYourPersonality: People who are extroverted to the point of being too much to handle can bring you out of your shell.


* StrangeMindsThinkAlike

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* StrangeMindsThinkAlikeStrangeMindsThinkAlike: Two unlikely people can have the same idea.



* YouCannotKillAnIdea

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* YouCannotKillAnIdeaYouCannotKillAnIdea: Stopping the proponent of an idea doesn't necessarily mean that no one else will follow the idea's principles.



* CryingWolf is a bad idea.

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* CryingWolf is a bad idea.CryingWolf: If you lie about danger too often, no one will believe you when the day comes that you're being truthful about it.



* CheatersNeverProsper

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* CheatersNeverProsperCheatersNeverProsper: People who cheat will ultimately face punishment for doing so.



* MightMakesRight

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* MightMakesRightMightMakesRight: The strongest are the ones who decide what's okay.



* IfYouKillHimYouWillBeJustLikeHim

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* IfYouKillHimYouWillBeJustLikeHimIfYouKillHimYouWillBeJustLikeHim: It's bad to kill a bad person because then you'd be stooping to their level.



* HonorBeforeReason is bad.

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* HonorBeforeReason is bad.HonorBeforeReason: The honorable thing to do isn't always the smart thing to do.



* FreudianExcuseIsNoExcuse: Two wrongs don't make a right.

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* FreudianExcuseIsNoExcuse: Two wrongs don't Suffering a traumatic past does not make a right.it okay to do bad things to other people.



* OneMansTrashIsAnothersTreasure

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* OneMansTrashIsAnothersTreasureOneMansTrashIsAnothersTreasure: What one person sees as worthless, another may see as valuable.



* WantingIsBetterThanHaving

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* WantingIsBetterThanHavingWantingIsBetterThanHaving: Getting what you desire can turn out to be worse than simply longing for it.



* DigitalPiracyIsEvil

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* DigitalPiracyIsEvilDigitalPiracyIsEvil: It's wrong to download media without paying for it.



* OppositesAttract

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* OppositesAttractOppositesAttract: A couple can fall in love even if they're completely different and have nothing alike.



* TooManyCooksSpoilTheSoup

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* TooManyCooksSpoilTheSoupTooManyCooksSpoilTheSoup: A project can go awry if there are too many people involved in it.


* LuddWasRight: Progress is Bad.
* EvilLuddite: Progress Is Good.

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* LuddWasRight: Progress is Is Bad.
* EvilLuddite: Opposing Progress Is Bad.
* ScienceHero: Influencing
Progress Is Good.


** Alternatively, [[ScienceHero Science Is Good]]! Every scientific discovery makes us less ignorant and can improve our world.

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** Alternatively, [[ScienceHero Science Is Good]]! ScienceIsGood! Every scientific discovery makes us less ignorant and can improve our world.world.
** ScienceHero: When science falls under the hands of good people, more awesome discoveries are made, and each discovery can be integrated within society for the better.


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* ImmortalityIsNoBigDeal: Immortality is alright.

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* SleepAesop: Get enough sleep!

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** ScienceIsWrong: Science doesn't offer any true answers.


* BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor: [[ExactWords Ya just might get it.]]

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* BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor: [[ExactWords Ya just might get it.]]it]].



* DemocracyIsFlawed

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* ** DemocracyIsFlawed



* BeliefMakesYouStupid
* [[StrawNihilist Lack of Belief Makes You Stupid]]

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* BeliefMakesYouStupid
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BeliefMakesYouStupid: Beliefs and opinions based on blind faith (such as religion) instead of logical evidence cause you to think and act irrationally.
** Or:
[[StrawNihilist Lack of Belief Makes You Stupid]]



* Curiosity saved the cat.
* CuriosityIsACrapshoot

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* ** CuriosityIsACrapshoot
**
Curiosity saved the cat.
* CuriosityIsACrapshoot
cat.



* There are ThingsManWasNotMeantToKnow
* ScienceIsBad
* [[ScienceHero Science Is Good]]
* [[ForScience Science Makes You Crazy]]

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* There are ThingsManWasNotMeantToKnow
ThingsManWasNotMeantToKnow, and learning about them [[GoMadFromTheRevelation are bad for your sanity and happiness]].
* ScienceIsBad
* [[ScienceHero Science Is Good]]
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ScienceIsBad: Scientific and technological achievements are not always good for our world.
**
[[ForScience Science Makes You Crazy]]Crazy]]: Studying science without regard for morality makes you an {{Evil|Genius}} MadScientist.
** Alternatively, [[ScienceHero Science Is Good]]! Every scientific discovery makes us less ignorant and can improve our world.



* Prejudice and discrimination are stupid and wrong. Treat others with equal dignity and respect.

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* Prejudice {{Prejudice|Tropes}} and discrimination are stupid and wrong. Treat others with equal dignity and respect.



[[folder:On Entertainment]]
* AntiEscapismAesop: Reality is better than fiction.
* DigitalPiracyIsEvil
** DigitalPiracyIsOkay
* InDefenceOfStoryTelling
* OldMediaAreEvil
** NewMediaAreEvil
*** TVTropesWillRuinYourLife
* SocialMediaIsBad: It cannot substitute for genuine human relationships and can have bad effects if one obsesses over it.
* ThinkOfTheChildren: You are responsible for the kids' well-being, not the media.
* ReadingIsCoolAesop: Reading can be really fun and useful.
* YesVirginia, there is a SantaClaus.
[[/folder]]



* HeWhoFightsMonsters: Getting revenge will make you just as bad as the villain.
* MightMakesRight
** RightMakesMight



* RightMakesMight



* HeWhoFightsMonsters: Getting revenge will make you just as bad as the villain.



* DisproportionateRetribution: Going over and beyond punishing wrongdoers is never good.

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* DisproportionateRetribution: Going over and beyond when it comes to punishing wrongdoers is never good.


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[[folder:On Media and Entertainment]]
* AntiEscapismAesop: Reality is better than fiction.
* DigitalPiracyIsEvil
** DigitalPiracyIsOkay
* InDefenceOfStoryTelling
* OldMediaAreEvil
** NewMediaAreEvil
*** SocialMediaIsBad: It cannot substitute for genuine human relationships and can have bad effects if one obsesses over it.
*** TVTropesWillRuinYourLife
* ReadingIsCoolAesop: Reading can be really fun and useful.
* ThinkOfTheChildren: You are responsible for the kids' well-being, not the media.
* YesVirginia, there is a SantaClaus.
[[/folder]]

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* SocialMediaIsBad: It cannot substitute for genuine human relationships and can have bad effects if one obsesses over it.


** NaiveAnimalLover: Don't ever assume that wild animals are [[AllAnimalsAreDomesticated tame and friendly]]. Treat them with proper caution and respect, and keep your distance from them.



* WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity: Because (more often than not), having absolute power may corrupt someone absolutely.

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* ** WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity: Because (more often than not), having absolute power may corrupt someone absolutely.


* PygmalionSnapBack: Accept people for who they are and let others be themselves.

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* PygmalionSnapBack: Accept people for who they are BlitheSpirit: Change tradition and let others be themselves.convert everyone else to your views.
* TheComplainerIsAlwaysWrong: You should always agree with your friends.



* TheComplainerIsAlwaysWrong: You should always agree with your friends.



* PygmalionSnapBack: Accept people for who they are and let others be themselves.
* TallPoppySyndrome: The Nail That Stands Out Gets Hammered Flat.



* BlitheSpirit: Change tradition and convert everyone else to your views.
* TallPoppySyndrome: The Nail That Stands Out Gets Hammered Flat.



* AntiEscapismAesop: Reality is better than fiction.
* DigitalPiracyIsEvil
** DigitalPiracyIsOkay
* InDefenceOfStoryTelling



** TV Rots Your Brain
* NewMediaAreEvil
** TVTropesWillRuinYourLife

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** TV Rots Your Brain
*
NewMediaAreEvil
** *** TVTropesWillRuinYourLife



* DigitalPiracyIsEvil
* DigitalPiracyIsOkay
* InDefenceOfStoryTelling
** YesVirginia, there is a SantaClaus.



* AntiEscapismAesop: Reality is better than fiction.

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* AntiEscapismAesop: Reality YesVirginia, there is better than fiction.a SantaClaus.


[[folder:On Diet]]
* Always eat your vegetables.
* [[AWeightyAesop Junk food is bad]].
[[/folder]]



[[folder:On Drugs]]
* DrugsAreBad, [[WesternAnimation/SouthPark mmmkay?]]
* DrugsAreGood! They let you achieve HigherUnderstandingThroughDrugs because... uh... reasons!
[[/folder]]



[[folder:On Health and Safety]]
* AWeightyAesop: Junk food is bad for you. Eat healthier foods instead, like fruits and vegetables.
* DiseasePreventionAesop: Practice proper hygiene and sanitation, so that you won't catch some nasty infections!
* DrugsAreBad, [[WesternAnimation/SouthPark mmmkay]]? If you start using recreational substances, it can ruin your life.
** Or: DrugsAreGood! [[FamilyUnfriendlyAesop All of that anti-drug stuff is just propaganda]]. They really let you achieve HigherUnderstandingThroughDrugs because... uh, reasons?
* SafeDrivingAesop: Be careful when you drive a vehicle, because it will literally mean the difference between life or death on the road.
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[[folder:On the Natural World]]
* GreenAesop: Earth's natural environment is being threatened by the growth of human civilization, so let's try to protect and save it.
* NatureIsNotNice: The natural wilderness is a harsh, hostile, and indifferent place where animals suffer and die. And humans are not safe from it either.
[[/folder]]



[[folder:On Power]]
* [[ComesGreatResponsibility With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility]]: If you're gifted with a special ability or talent, or given a position of authority or influence, please act wisely and don't abuse your powers over other people.
* WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity: Because (more often than not), having absolute power may corrupt someone absolutely.
[[/folder]]



* [[AGodAmI Don't Play God]]: it never ends well.
* [[PrideBeforeAFall Pride comes before a fall.]]

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* [[AGodAmI Don't Play God]]: play God]]; it never ends well.
* [[PrideBeforeAFall Pride comes before a fall.]]fall]].



* SexEqualsLove (even when it's rape.)

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* SexEqualsLove (even when it's rape.)rape)



* HitlersTimeTravelExemptionAct: The past shapes the best of all possible presents.

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* HitlersTimeTravelExemptionAct: The past shapes the best of all possible presents.HistoryRepeats: Those who [[IgnoredAesop fail to]] [[AesopAmnesia remember history]] are [[HereWeGoAgain doomed to repeat it]].



* Avoid the SevenDeadlySins.
* [[ThePresentsWereNeverFromSanta Be careful where you get your power, your validation, and the justification for your actions.]]

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* ** Avoid the SevenDeadlySins.
* [[ThePresentsWereNeverFromSanta Be careful where you get your power, your validation, and the justification for your actions.]]
SevenDeadlySins.



* GreenAesop: Because pollution is bad.



* ...and the reason for all the contradictions is the Golden Mean: Nothing In Excess. Everything in moderation, [[GoldenMeanFallacy including moderation]].

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* [[ThePresentsWereNeverFromSanta Be careful where you get your power, your validation, and the justification for your actions]].
* ...and And the reason for all the contradictions is the Golden Mean: Nothing In Excess. Everything in moderation, [[GoldenMeanFallacy including moderation]].

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** [[FairWeatherFriend ...Until The]] [[BetrayalByInaction Cat Comes.]]


Stock Aesops are the morals that the writers and [[ExecutiveMeddling producers]] of TV most often love to explore. They sometimes contradict each other, but it's a clumsy writer indeed who sticks [[MindScrew two contradictory aesops into the same script]], which tends to create a BrokenAesop. When AnAesop contradicts the typical beliefs of society,[[note]]HardWorkFallacy.[[/note]] offends the MoralGuardians,[[note]]ViolenceReallyIsTheAnswer.[[/note]] or promotes an "unconventional" belief,[[note]]HigherUnderstandingThroughDrugs.[[/note]] it's a FamilyUnfriendlyAesop.

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Stock Aesops are the morals that the writers and [[ExecutiveMeddling producers]] of TV most often love to explore. They sometimes contradict each other, but it's a clumsy writer indeed who sticks [[MindScrew two contradictory aesops into the same script]], which tends to create a BrokenAesop. When AnAesop [[HardWorkFallacy contradicts the typical beliefs of society,[[note]]HardWorkFallacy.[[/note]] society]], [[ViolenceReallyIsTheAnswer offends the MoralGuardians,[[note]]ViolenceReallyIsTheAnswer.[[/note]] the]] MoralGuardians, or [[HigherUnderstandingThroughDrugs promotes an "unconventional" belief,[[note]]HigherUnderstandingThroughDrugs.[[/note]] belief]], it's a FamilyUnfriendlyAesop.

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