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* Ivan of ''Literature/TheBrothersKaramazov''.

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* The Mentats in the ''Franchise/{{Dune}}'' series.

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* Creator/CSForester:
** ''Literature/TheGoodShepherd'': Very extreme one.
** ''Literature/TheCaptainFromConnecticut'': Very extreme one.
** ''Literature/HoratioHornblower'': The titular character was a slightly more mild version but still something of a Spock.
* Asher in ''Literature/SomeoneElsesWar''.

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** %%** ''Literature/TheGoodShepherd'': Very extreme one.
** %%** ''Literature/TheCaptainFromConnecticut'': Very extreme one.
** %%** ''Literature/HoratioHornblower'': The titular character was a slightly more mild version but still something of a Spock.
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* Arthur Conan Doyle's Literature/SherlockHolmes is the UrExample. [[AloofBigBrother Mycroft]] could be seen as this, too.

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* In almost all books by Julius Evola, this is considered as the prime ideal of masculinity (above strength, warrior virtues and other things). According to him, men should strive to be detached from everything temporal and finite, and being able to control their emotions, be as calm as possible and sacrifice their way of life to eternal laws of the universe.

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* In almost all books by Julius Evola, Creator/JuliusEvola, this is considered as the prime ideal of masculinity (above strength, warrior virtues and other things). According to him, men should strive to be detached from everything temporal and finite, and being able to control their emotions, be as calm as possible and sacrifice their way of life to eternal laws of the universe.


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* Creator/IsaacAsimov's "Literature/CChute": Randolph Mullen acts like a stereotypical bookkeeper; small, nebbish, and neat. When involved in discussion, he only makes logical arguments, resisting the impulse to express an emotional reaction. After the climax, he explains to Stuart that it was because [[HeightAngst short people look ridiculous when emotional]], so the only way he could be respected was to be logical.


%%* Naoto Shirogane in ''VideoGame/{{Persona 4}}''
%%* Soren in ''VideoGame/FireEmblemTellius''.

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** Susan as well. Her GoodAngelBadAngel ImagineSpots even take the form of herself as a Franchise/StarTrek Vulcan when she's trying to think logically.

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** Susan as well. Her GoodAngelBadAngel ImagineSpots ImagineSpot's even take the form of herself as a Franchise/StarTrek Vulcan when she's trying to think logically.


When put in a PowerTrio (or FreudianTrio) with TheKirk and TheMcCoy, this character becomes the Superego: a character will always think before acting. The Spock is an archetype that can be loosely summed up as the tendency to apply rules, reason and the greater good to all of his/her decisions. This character can exist by themselves, but more often, they will have [[TheMcCoy a more emotional and humanistic counterpart]] to contrast their decisions. The main difference between the two archetypes is that while TheMcCoy will leap before looking, The Spock's solution to problems will have a balanced and well-thought out approach.

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When put in a PowerTrio (or FreudianTrio) with TheKirk and TheMcCoy, this character becomes the Superego: a character who will always think before acting. The Spock is an archetype that can be loosely summed up as the tendency to apply rules, reason and the greater good to all of his/her decisions. This character can exist by themselves, but more often, they will have [[TheMcCoy a more emotional and humanistic counterpart]] to contrast their decisions. The main difference between the two archetypes is that while TheMcCoy will leap before looking, The Spock's solution to problems will have a balanced and well-thought out approach.

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* X-5 from ''WesternAnimation/AtomicBetty'' who, as a robot, is naturally cold, logical, and stoic. He has a sardonic sense of humour, a natural talent for science and engineering, and a rational-skeptical outlook. Naturally, he's VitriolicBestBuds with [[TheMcCoy Sparky]].


This character will always think before acting. The Spock is an archetype that can be loosely summed up as the tendency to apply rules, reason and the greater good to all of his/her decisions. This character can exist by themselves, but more often, they will have [[TheMcCoy a more emotional and humanistic counterpart]] to contrast their decisions. The main difference between the two archetypes is that while TheMcCoy will leap before looking, The Spock's solution to problems will have a balanced and well-thought out approach.

The Spock's relationship with his crewmates[=/=][[TrueCompanions comrades]] is often tense, because this character type is [[ColdEquation willing and able to ruthlessly consider ethically troubling situations without batting an eye]] -- especially situations where [[WeHaveReserves people might be ordered to die]]. While his counterpart TheMcCoy is interested in doing the right thing regardless of cost, The Spock is more interested in the end result. For him, everyone ([[TheNeedsOfTheMany including himself]]) is expendable and he has no problem treating people as such.

The Spock maintains audience sympathy by being willing to TakeAThirdOption and also by being as ruthless about his own life as the lives of his crewmates, if not more so. Even better, he is [[StiffUpperLip utterly unflappable]] in the face of serious problems or danger; his friends know that no matter how terrifying or hopeless things get, he will [[NervesOfSteel never lose his cool]] and will not stop working on a solution to save everyone. He will not have a problem hearing TheMcCoy's side of things, though.

When put in a PowerTrio (or FreudianTrio) with TheKirk and TheMcCoy, he becomes the superego in UsefulNotes/IdSuperegoAndEgo. The Spock will at times become a TinMan, though this varies with the writing, and will often have NoSenseOfHumor. When he has emotion, he may sometimes express it with a FascinatingEyebrow and nothing more. Since SmartPeoplePlayChess, if The Spock plays a game, it will invariably be [[VariantChess a variant of chess]].

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This When put in a PowerTrio (or FreudianTrio) with TheKirk and TheMcCoy, this character becomes the Superego: a character will always think before acting. The Spock is an archetype that can be loosely summed up as the tendency to apply rules, reason and the greater good to all of his/her decisions. This character can exist by themselves, but more often, they will have [[TheMcCoy a more emotional and humanistic counterpart]] to contrast their decisions. The main difference between the two archetypes is that while TheMcCoy will leap before looking, The Spock's solution to problems will have a balanced and well-thought out approach.

The Spock's relationship with his crewmates[=/=][[TrueCompanions comrades]] is often tense, because this character type is [[ColdEquation willing and able to ruthlessly consider ethically troubling situations without batting an eye]] -- especially situations where [[WeHaveReserves people might be ordered to die]]. While his counterpart TheMcCoy is interested in doing the right thing regardless of cost, The Spock is more interested in the end result. For him, everyone ([[TheNeedsOfTheMany including himself]]) is expendable and he has no problem treating people as such.

The Spock maintains audience sympathy by being willing to TakeAThirdOption and also by being as ruthless about his own life as the lives of his crewmates, if not more so. Even better, he is [[StiffUpperLip utterly unflappable]] in the face of serious problems or danger; his friends know that no matter how terrifying or hopeless things get, he will [[NervesOfSteel never lose his cool]] and will not stop working on a solution to save everyone. He will not have a problem hearing TheMcCoy's side of things, though.

When put in a PowerTrio (or FreudianTrio) with TheKirk and TheMcCoy,
everyone (which TheMcCoy does respect about him). And finally, he becomes the superego in UsefulNotes/IdSuperegoAndEgo. is perfectly willing to hear out TheMcCoy himself.

The Spock will at times become a TinMan, though this varies with the writing, and will often have NoSenseOfHumor. When he has emotion, he may sometimes express it with a FascinatingEyebrow and nothing more. Since SmartPeoplePlayChess, if The Spock plays a game, it will invariably be [[VariantChess a variant of chess]].


* ''Fanfic/HarryPotterAndTheMethodsOfRationality'': Harry is too young and emotional to be TheSpock, but he sees it as an ideal, and always tries to ignore his emotions and make decisions based on pure logic. Occasionally a bit of a deconstruction, as his "purely rational" decisions often come across as cold or even cruel, and may be leading him to [[spoiler: become a dark lord.]] For Example, [[spoiler: when he rationalizes that killing a unicorn to extend Quirrel's life is no worse than killing a cow to eat, even though his gut instinct tells him not to.]]

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* ''Fanfic/HarryPotterAndTheMethodsOfRationality'': Harry is too young and emotional to be TheSpock, this, but he sees it as an ideal, and always tries to ignore his emotions and make decisions based on pure logic. Occasionally a bit of a deconstruction, as his "purely rational" decisions often come across as cold or even cruel, and may be leading him to [[spoiler: become a dark lord.]] For Example, [[spoiler: when he rationalizes that killing a unicorn to extend Quirrel's life is no worse than killing a cow to eat, even though his gut instinct tells him not to.]]



* ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'': Iron Man fits TheKirk, and Captain America fits TheMcCoy. Black Widow being the most calculating and logical of the group would fit TheSpock.
** Although in terms of Iron Man and Captain America alone, these two show a different dynamic with Steve being TheSpock. He is the tactician of the team and less of an ideological hero than he was in his own movie, while Tony is clearly dismayed at how calm he is following [[spoiler:Coulson's death]] and has a moment where he wins Bruce over through sheer compassion.

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* ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'': Iron Man fits TheKirk, and Captain America fits TheMcCoy. Black Widow being the most calculating and logical of the group would fit TheSpock.
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** Although in terms of Iron Man and Captain America alone, these two show a different dynamic with Steve being TheSpock.this. He is the tactician of the team and less of an ideological hero than he was in his own movie, while Tony is clearly dismayed at how calm he is following [[spoiler:Coulson's death]] and has a moment where he wins Bruce over through sheer compassion.



** Almost every other Vulcan also falls into this trope, including Tuvok from ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' and T'Pol from ''Series/StarTrekEnterprise''. In fact, among Vulcans the half-human Spock ends up being TheKirk or even TheMcCoy by comparison. Tuvok especially is much more cold and humorless, being TheSpock by ''Vulcan'' standards.

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** Almost every other Vulcan also falls into this trope, including Tuvok from ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' and T'Pol from ''Series/StarTrekEnterprise''. In fact, among Vulcans the half-human Spock ends up being TheKirk or even TheMcCoy by comparison. Tuvok especially is much more cold and humorless, being TheSpock this by ''Vulcan'' standards.



* ''WebAnimation/{{Dreamscape}}'': Kai (TheSpock), Eleenin (TheMcCoy), and Drake (TheKirk); the three stoic human protectors of the planet. Kai is TheSpock/Superego because he is a stickler for taking the most logical approach to things, and pushes those who are reluctant to follow through to do so anyway.

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* ''WebAnimation/{{Dreamscape}}'': Kai (TheSpock), is this, Eleenin (TheMcCoy), is TheMcCoy, and Drake (TheKirk); is TheKirk. They're the three stoic human protectors of the planet. Kai is TheSpock/Superego this because he is a stickler for taking the most logical approach to things, and pushes those who are reluctant to follow through to do so anyway.


* Abe Sapien in ''Film/{{Hellboy}}''; very logical and curious, abide to the rules and always thinks in the greater good [[spoiler:if not [[HellboyIITheGoldenArmy in love with a Elven Princess]] that is]]. He also seems fascinated by the things he study.

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* Abe Sapien in ''Film/{{Hellboy}}''; ''Film/{{Hellboy|2004}}''; very logical and curious, abide to the rules and always thinks in the greater good [[spoiler:if not [[HellboyIITheGoldenArmy [[Film/HellboyIITheGoldenArmy in love with a Elven Princess]] that is]]. He also seems fascinated by the things he study.


* House in ''Series/{{House}}''.

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* House in ''Series/{{House}}''. Deconstructed, as all he thinks he's worth is his brain, and he's more human than he wants to be. He'll always at least ''try'' to couch things in logical terms though, even his disability.


* In allmost all books by Julius Evola, this is considered as the prime ideal of masculinity (above strength, warrior virtues and other things). According to him, men should strive to be detached from everything temporal and finite, and being able to control their emotions, be as calm as possible and sacrifice their way of life to eternal laws of the universe.

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* In allmost almost all books by Julius Evola, this is considered as the prime ideal of masculinity (above strength, warrior virtues and other things). According to him, men should strive to be detached from everything temporal and finite, and being able to control their emotions, be as calm as possible and sacrifice their way of life to eternal laws of the universe.
* ''Literature/{{Flawed}}'': Celestine prides herself on how she can live based on flawless logic, which dictates that The Guild is good, the Flawed deserve what they get, and everything is perfect. When she herself becomes Flawed, this trait of hers gets thrown on it's head, as she no longer knows what is logical, and starts to think emotionally instead.


* Jade Curtiss of ''VideoGame/TalesOfTheAbyss'', despite his StepfordSmiler outward persona, fits this trope when it comes down to actual decision-making. It's a SugarWiki/{{Heartwarming Moment|s}} the one time that he does admit he'd rather not do the most coldly logical thing, [[spoiler:which would be to ask Luke to sacrifice himself rather than Asch]].

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* Jade Curtiss of ''VideoGame/TalesOfTheAbyss'', despite his StepfordSmiler outward persona, fits this trope when it comes down to actual decision-making. It's a SugarWiki/{{Heartwarming Moment|s}} the The one time that he does admit he'd rather not do the most coldly logical thing, [[spoiler:which would [[spoiler:would be to ask Luke to sacrifice himself rather than Asch]].

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* Senku from ''Manga/DrStone'' ends up being a subversion. He's a brilliant scientist who frequently talks about logic, but he usually rejects the most logical course of action because he wants to save everyone and refuses to even entertain the idea of [[TheNeedsOfTheMany sacrificing someone for "the greater good"]].


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* ''{{Franchise/Danganronpa}}'':
** ''VisualNovel/DanganronpaTriggerHappyHavoc'' has Kirigiri, who is coldly aloof, calculating, and emotionless. Celeste is one as well, what with her saying they should abandon all attachment to the outside world and just accept their fate living in Hope's Peak [[spoiler: though ultimately subverted when it's revealed that she's so desperate to get out that she orchestrates a double murder.]] Togami is a milder, crueler version.
** ''VisualNovel/SuperDanganRonpa2'' introduces Izuru Kamukura, who makes all of the above look hotheaded. [[spoiler:He used to be a perfectly ordinary guy, until he accepted to subject himself to an operation in order to become as talented as the other Ultimates. The end result: he acquired ''every'' talent, but his memories and emotions are completely gone and he has no drive other than acquire other talents]].

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** ''VisualNovel/DanganronpaTriggerHappyHavoc'' has Kyoko Kirigiri, who is coldly aloof, calculating, and emotionless. Celeste Celestia Ludenberg is one as well, what with her saying they should abandon all attachment to the outside world and just accept their fate living in Hope's Peak [[spoiler: Peak[[spoiler:, though ultimately subverted when it's revealed that she's so desperate to get out that she orchestrates a double murder.]] Byakuya Togami is a milder, crueler version.
** ''VisualNovel/SuperDanganRonpa2'' ''VisualNovel/Danganronpa2GoodbyeDespair'' introduces Izuru Kamukura, who makes all of the above look hotheaded. [[spoiler:He used to be a perfectly ordinary guy, until he accepted to subject himself to an operation in order to become as talented as the other Ultimates. The end result: he acquired ''every'' talent, but his memories and emotions are completely gone and he has no drive other than acquire other talents]].talents]].
** K1-B0, the Ultimate Robot in ''VisualNovel/DanganronpaV3KillingHarmony'', supports logical courses of actions completely during trials, like checking ''all'' avenues of possibility just to be safe.



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* ADA in ''VideoGames/ZoneOfTheEnders''. Why waste time and put yourself at risk saving innocent civilians when you could just hurry up and get the war-changing mech Jehuty to its destination?

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* ADA in ''VideoGames/ZoneOfTheEnders''.''VideoGame/ZoneOfTheEnders''. Why waste time and put yourself at risk saving innocent civilians when you could just hurry up and get the war-changing mech Jehuty to its destination?


The Spock's relationship with his crewmates[=/=][[TrueCompanions comrades]] is often tense, because this character type is willing and able to ruthlessly consider ethically troubling situations without batting an eye -- especially situations where [[WeHaveReserves people might be ordered to die]]. While his counterpart TheMcCoy is interested in doing the right thing regardless of cost, The Spock is more interested in the end result. For him, everyone ([[TheNeedsOfTheMany including himself]]) is expendable and he has no problem treating people as such.

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The Spock's relationship with his crewmates[=/=][[TrueCompanions comrades]] is often tense, because this character type is [[ColdEquation willing and able to ruthlessly consider ethically troubling situations without batting an eye eye]] -- especially situations where [[WeHaveReserves people might be ordered to die]]. While his counterpart TheMcCoy is interested in doing the right thing regardless of cost, The Spock is more interested in the end result. For him, everyone ([[TheNeedsOfTheMany including himself]]) is expendable and he has no problem treating people as such.

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