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* ''Film/District9'' has an [[FantasticRacism alien vs. human variation]] early on, when Wikus van de Merwe and the MNU camera crew are trying to evict the aliens from the titular slum. When they hand alien Christopher Johnson a clipboard with the paperwork, he asks why he's being evicted, (rightly) points out that what they're doing is illegal, they're required by law to give him 24 hours advance warning before an eviction. Wikus then turns to his colleagues to discuss their strategy.
-->'''Wikus:''' ''(speaking about Christopher)'' [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything This one's a little sharper than the others, yeah?]]


* In ''Literature/PercyJacksonAndTheOlympians'' Mister D, aka Dionysus, does not like demigods, and is anything but friendly to those at Camp Halfblood. That sounds [[BoomerangBigot strange]], because he was once a demigod and later made to a pure god, and he has also children with human women. However, he does seem to like his own children, and later he tells Percy that he's fine for a demigod.

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Mister D, aka Dionysus, does not like demigods, and is anything but friendly to those at Camp Halfblood. That sounds [[BoomerangBigot strange]], because he was once a demigod and later made to a pure god, and he has also children with human women. However, he does seem to like his own children, and later he tells Percy that he's fine for a demigod.



* ''Literature/TheMortalInstruments'' has Alec Lightwood. He has a dislike for vampires. Most [[{{Nephilim}} shadowhunters]] [[FantasticRacism do not like downworlders]], but he especially hates vampires. He also makes insulting vampires several times, even when Simon is nearby. But he always emphasizes to Simon that he is not like the others.

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Alec Lightwood. He has a dislike for Lightwood dislikes vampires. Most [[{{Nephilim}} shadowhunters]] [[FantasticRacism do not like downworlders]], but he especially hates vampires. He also makes insulting vampires several times, even when Simon is nearby. But he always emphasizes to Simon that he is not like the others.



* ''VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas''. If you get the [[HiddenElfVillage Boomers']] respect, they start being impressed at how competent you are "for a savage" (i.e. a non-Boomer). Some of them even try to correct themselves from calling you "savage" and call you "outsider" instead.

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If you get the [[HiddenElfVillage Boomers']] respect, they start being impressed at how competent you are "for a savage" (i.e. a non-Boomer). Some of them even try to correct themselves from calling you "savage" and call you "outsider" instead.



** In ''VideoGame/Fallout2'', the highest compliment that the super mutant Marcus has for his old friend Jacob is that he would have been a great mutant, had [[BigBad the Master]] succeeded in turning everyone into mutants. As Jacob was a Brotherhood Paladin who dedicated much of his life to fighting the Master, he [[YourApprovalFillsMeWithShame didn't see this as a compliment]]. (Downplayed, though, in that Marcus doesn't hate humans in the least; [[UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans he just thinks they'd have been better off as mutants.]])

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** * In ''VideoGame/Fallout2'', the highest compliment that the super mutant Marcus has for his old friend Jacob is that he would have been a great mutant, had [[BigBad the Master]] succeeded in turning everyone into mutants. As Jacob was a Brotherhood Paladin who dedicated much of his life to fighting the Master, he [[YourApprovalFillsMeWithShame didn't see this as a compliment]]. (Downplayed, though, in that Marcus doesn't hate humans in the least; [[UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans he just thinks they'd have been better off as mutants.]])



** In an anecdote in ''Schindler's List'' (the book), Himmler complained that every single German who was otherwise on board with genocide seemed to have an exceptional Jewish friend.

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** In an anecdote in ''Schindler's List'' (the book), Himmler complained that every single German is quoted complaining about how loyal Nazis who was otherwise on board with support genocide nonetheless all seemed to have an exceptional harbor a Jewish friend.friend. His complaints paint the portrait of a perfect IgnoredAesop: Rather than see the Jews they actually know as evidence against their prejudice, Nazis all simply write them off as the strange exception to the rule they've already decided to believe.

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* Despite retaining his canon FantasticRacism against Muggles, Lucius Malfoy feels this way about Nick Fury, who was his [[TheSpymaster equal and opposite]] during the war against Voldemort. Of course, he still absolutely loathes Fury, which has a lot to do with the fact that after the war, Fury came looking for revenge. The resulting OffscreenMomentOfAwesome is the reason Fury's missing an eye, and that Lucius walks with a limp, is on his second wand, and had to rebuild Malfoy Manor (Fury used [[IncendiaryExponent napalm]] to make his point).


* The above ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'' quote. The Streak, a World War II superhero who is an {{Expy}} of the Golden Age [[Franchise/TheFlash Flash]]...and his attitude would probably be progressive for the era, as he's being completely sincere; John ([[YouKnowImBlackRight who is black]]) is polite enough to take the condescending "compliment" in the spirit it was intended, although he does sound a mite frustrated at the same time.

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* The above ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'' quote. The Streak, a World War II superhero who is an {{Expy}} of the Golden Age [[Franchise/TheFlash Flash]]... and his attitude would probably be progressive for the era, as he's being completely sincere; John ([[YouKnowImBlackRight who is black]]) is polite enough to take the condescending "compliment" in the spirit it was intended, although he does sound a mite frustrated at the same time.


-->'''Nakia''': It's like...being an immigrant kid...you have to be the best, 'cause if you're not, it's proof that your parents and their culture messed you up.

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-->'''Nakia''': It's like... being an immigrant kid...kid... you have to be the best, 'cause if you're not, it's proof that your parents and their culture messed you up.

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/LoveDeathAndRobots'' short "Good Hunting", [[GadgeteerGenius Liang]] demonstrates his knowledge of a steam engine, which prompts the comment "You're very clever for a Chinaman" from the Englishman watching him work.


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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheDragonPrince'', nobody trusts elves and openly attacks them, given the chance, because of the ongoing war and past grievances between the elven and human kingdoms. This trope frequently occurs when characters try to defuse a violent encounter.
-->'''Soren''': She's an elf!
-->'''Callum''': But a ''good'' elf!
-->'''Rayla''': What do you mean, ''[in a mockingly deeper voice]'' ‘buh, uh good elf’?!

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' episode "Mars University", Guenter the chimpanzee replies to Fry's question of "My roommate's a monkey?" with "Brilliant deduction. You are a credit to your species."


* Averted in [[NathanielHawthorne Nathaniel Hawthorne]]'s [[https://books.google.com/books?id=vWxMAAAAcAAJ&pg=PA17&lpg=PA17&dq=nathaniel+hawthorne+honor+to+his+race&source=bl&ots=pmjAWnXOZM&sig=uy4ZOOh4lBVgqQ7aT2wVaWbDiSE&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiHncHdlvPVAhVIziYKHaBuC-YQ6AEIJjAA#v=onepage&q=race&f=false The House of Seven Gables]]. In Hawthorne's time (1851), the expression did not refer to ethnicity, but rather to family.

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* Averted in [[NathanielHawthorne [[Creator/NathanielHawthorne Nathaniel Hawthorne]]'s [[https://books.google.com/books?id=vWxMAAAAcAAJ&pg=PA17&lpg=PA17&dq=nathaniel+hawthorne+honor+to+his+race&source=bl&ots=pmjAWnXOZM&sig=uy4ZOOh4lBVgqQ7aT2wVaWbDiSE&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiHncHdlvPVAhVIziYKHaBuC-YQ6AEIJjAA#v=onepage&q=race&f=false The House of Seven Gables]]. In Hawthorne's time (1851), the expression did not refer to ethnicity, but rather to family.


What's most damaging about this attitude is its implication that people who are different from the majority need to ''earn'' respect — not as invididuals, but on behalf of their respective groups — instead of having it granted to them as a basic courtesy.

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What's most damaging about this attitude is its implication that people who are different from the majority need to ''earn'' respect — not as invididuals, individuals, but on behalf of their respective groups — instead of having it granted to them as a basic courtesy.


* ''VideoGame/GranblueFantasy'': After Al-Khalid is defeated in "A Thousand Reasons", he explains that all he wanted was to bring glory to the Harvin race by making a fame of himself, and that he admires Harvins who hold high rankings in society (Harvins are physically small and stout like dwarves, compared to the normal Humans and Erunes and the towering and large male Draphs). Because of their physical appearance, Al-Khalid believes that the Harvin race struggles against combat than the other races. He then mentions the "Captain of the Lumiel Knights" as one of those he admires, indirectly referring to Charlotta.

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* ''VideoGame/GranblueFantasy'': After Al-Khalid is defeated in "A Thousand Reasons", he explains that all he wanted was to bring glory to the Harvin race by making a fame of himself, and that he admires Harvins who hold high rankings in society (Harvins are physically small and stout like dwarves, compared to the normal Humans and Erunes and the towering and large male Draphs). Because of their physical appearance, Al-Khalid believes that the Harvin race struggles against combat more than the other races. He then mentions the "Captain of the Lumiel Knights" as one of those he admires, indirectly referring to Charlotta.


* In ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'', when Nick is [[WhatTheHellHero mad at Judy]] because [[spoiler:her press conference was racist]], Judy invokes this. Nick calls her out on this.

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* In ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'', when Nick is [[WhatTheHellHero mad gets upset at Judy]] because [[spoiler:her [[spoiler:she was provoked into delivering a press conference that was racist]], Judy invokes this. discriminatory towards predator species]], Nick calls her out on this.this, leading to a HeelRealization from Judy.

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* Marcus Fox from ''VideoGame/Pirate101'' is a "credit to his class" who managed to work his way up to the position of Head Programmer in the Engineering Corps, [[FantasticRacism despite being a lowly fox]]. [[spoiler:[[SubvertedTrope Subverted]] when it turns out he's a Radical who only joined the Engineering Corps to sabotage the war effort]].

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* The infamously xenophobic, racist, and antisemitic Creator/HPLovecraft briefly married a Jewish woman who he considered "well assimilated".

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