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** Or alternatively, the conflict is (back to) WhiteAndGreyMorality, as the humans who remained good [[ForHappiness contribute to improving life for all.]] After all, if everyone is capable of redemption, then even the worst individuals can [[HeelRealization realize their horrific errors]] and [[TheAtoner atone]] for their destructive deeds. [[ForgivenButNotForgotten While they're forgiven, others still remember what they've done.]] Redemption may not be easy, but it is still possible, and it is still WorthIt.

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** Or alternatively, the conflict is (back to) WhiteAndGreyMorality, as the humans who remained good [[ForHappiness contribute to improving life for all.]] After all, if everyone is capable of redemption, then even the worst individuals can [[HeelRealization realize their horrific errors]] and [[TheAtoner atone]] for their destructive deeds. [[ForgivenButNotForgotten While they're forgiven, others still remember what they've done.]] Redemption may not be easy, but it is still possible, and it is still WorthIt.


** Or alternatively, the conflict is (back to) WhiteAndGreyMorality, as the humans who remained good [[ForHappiness contribute to improving life for all.]] After all, if everyone is capable of redemption, then even the worst individuals can [[HeelRealization realize their horrific errors]] and [[TheAtoner atone]] for their destructive deeds. [[ForgivenButNotForgotten While they're forgiven, others still remember their terrible actions.]] Redemption may not be easy, but it is still possible, and it is still WorthIt.

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** Or alternatively, the conflict is (back to) WhiteAndGreyMorality, as the humans who remained good [[ForHappiness contribute to improving life for all.]] After all, if everyone is capable of redemption, then even the worst individuals can [[HeelRealization realize their horrific errors]] and [[TheAtoner atone]] for their destructive deeds. [[ForgivenButNotForgotten While they're forgiven, others still remember their terrible actions.what they've done.]] Redemption may not be easy, but it is still possible, and it is still WorthIt.


** Or alternatively, the conflict is (back to) WhiteAndGreyMorality, as the humans who remained good [[ForHappiness contribute to improving life for all.]] After all, if everyone is capable of redemption, then even the worst individuals can [[HeelRealization realize their horrific errors]] and [[TheAtoner atone]] for their destructive deeds. [[ForgivenButNotForgotten Even if they're forgiven, others still remember their terrible actions.]] Redemption may not be easy, but it is still possible, and it is still WorthIt.

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** Or alternatively, the conflict is (back to) WhiteAndGreyMorality, as the humans who remained good [[ForHappiness contribute to improving life for all.]] After all, if everyone is capable of redemption, then even the worst individuals can [[HeelRealization realize their horrific errors]] and [[TheAtoner atone]] for their destructive deeds. [[ForgivenButNotForgotten Even if While they're forgiven, others still remember their terrible actions.]] Redemption may not be easy, but it is still possible, and it is still WorthIt.


** Or alternatively, the conflict is (back to) WhiteAndGreyMorality, as the humans who remained good contribute to improving life for all. After all, if everyone is capable of redemption, then even the worst individuals can [[HeelRealization realize their horrific errors]] and [[TheAtoner atone]] for their destructive deeds. [[ForgivenButNotForgotten Even if they're forgiven, others still remember their terrible actions.]] Redemption may not be easy, but it is still possible, and it is still WorthIt.

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** Or alternatively, the conflict is (back to) WhiteAndGreyMorality, as the humans who remained good [[ForHappiness contribute to improving life for all. all.]] After all, if everyone is capable of redemption, then even the worst individuals can [[HeelRealization realize their horrific errors]] and [[TheAtoner atone]] for their destructive deeds. [[ForgivenButNotForgotten Even if they're forgiven, others still remember their terrible actions.]] Redemption may not be easy, but it is still possible, and it is still WorthIt.


** Or alternatively, the conflict is (back to) WhiteAndGreyMorality, as the humans who remained good contribute to improving life for all. After all, if everyone is capable of redemption, then even the worst individuals can [[HeelRealization realize their horrific errors]] and [[TheAtoner atone]] for their destructive deeds. Redemption may not be easy, but it is still possible and worthwhile.

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** Or alternatively, the conflict is (back to) WhiteAndGreyMorality, as the humans who remained good contribute to improving life for all. After all, if everyone is capable of redemption, then even the worst individuals can [[HeelRealization realize their horrific errors]] and [[TheAtoner atone]] for their destructive deeds. [[ForgivenButNotForgotten Even if they're forgiven, others still remember their terrible actions.]] Redemption may not be easy, but it is still possible possible, and worthwhile.it is still WorthIt.

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** The story takes place on a WhiteAndGreyMorality setting, as true heroes exist, but true villains don't.

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** Or alternatively, the conflict is (back to) WhiteAndGreyMorality, as the humans who remained good contribute to improving life for all. After all, if everyone is capable of redemption, then even the worst individuals can [[HeelRealization realize their horrific errors]] and [[TheAtoner atone]] for their destructive deeds. Redemption may not be easy, but it is still possible and worthwhile.


** The villain did live in an orphanage...but the most terrifying thing about that orphanage was themselves, as they were a psychopath even at a young age.

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** [[Franchise/HarryPotter The villain did live in an orphanage...but the most terrifying thing about that orphanage was themselves, as they were a psychopath even at a young age.]]

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** The villain did live in an orphanage...but the most terrifying thing about that orphanage was themselves, as they were a psychopath even at a young age.

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** The heroes face a CompleteMonster.


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** ...or they seemed like one, until thier backstory gets the heroes to CryForTheDevil.


* '''Exaggerated''': All the heroes are {{all loving|Hero}} people who won't hurt a fly and help everyone they come across, only to become evil upon receiving a paper-cut.

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* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''':
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All the heroes are {{all loving|Hero}} people who won't hurt a fly and help everyone they come across, only to become evil upon receiving a paper-cut.paper-cut.
** It gets to the point where every single EldritchAbomination the heroes meet is a case of DidWeJustHaveTeaWithCthulhu. The heroes start wondering how on earth villains could appear in the first place.

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** Alternatively, continuing from '''Defied:''' "Well, babies ''are'' born without any knowledge..."


* '''Deconstructed''': Because humans are inherently good, when circumstances push them into being evil, [[RedemptionRejection they never bother to turn away from it.]] It's gets even worse when some [[TautologicalTemplar humans believe that they are good]] despite [[KickTheDog Kicking the Dog]] and crossing the MoralEventHorizon one times too many.
* '''Reconstructed''': The conflict is now full of BlackAndGrayMorality; while there are some people who are not morally perfect, they strive to morally improve themselves, managing to prove they are (slightly) better than the evil humans they fight.

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* '''Deconstructed''': '''Deconstructed''':
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Because humans are inherently good, when circumstances push them into being evil, [[RedemptionRejection they never bother to turn away from it.]] It's gets even worse when some [[TautologicalTemplar humans believe that they are good]] despite [[KickTheDog Kicking the Dog]] and crossing the MoralEventHorizon one times too many.
** If humans start good, the only way there can even ''be'' evil or malicious humans is for someone (or something) to be malicious to them in turn... implying the existence of an inhuman force that ''is'' inherently evil (i.e. [[OurDemonsAreDifferent demons]] or {{Satan}}).
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The conflict is now full of BlackAndGrayMorality; while there are some people who are not morally perfect, they strive to morally improve themselves, managing to prove they are (slightly) better than the evil humans they fight.fight.
** The fact that humans start good implies that [[GodIsGood whatever created them wanted them to be that way.]]


* '''Zig Zagged''': ???

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* '''Zig Zagged''': ???Some Villains have excuses, some don't. Except those villains turn out to have excuses after all. Except Emperor Evulz. Who is actually {{Satan}}. But even he has an excuse. Which is fake. Or is it?



* '''Lampshaded''': ???
* '''Invoked''': ???
* '''Exploited''': ???

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* '''Lampshaded''': ???
"It's good knowing no-one is really evil."
* '''Invoked''': ???
[[CrystalDragonJesus Daya T.]] creates everyone as a blank slate.
* '''Exploited''': ???Aliens attack the planet because they know the innocent natives won't fight back.



* '''Discussed''': ???
* '''Conversed''': ???

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* '''Discussed''': ???
"Look, not everyone is good deep down, Ok!"
* '''Conversed''': ???"If only everyone in real life was that nice, eh?"



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Back to RousseauWasRightRousseauWasRight, it only does those things because it [[WellIntentionedExtremist has to!]]


** "Everyone's good by nature? Then that means [[GoodIsDumb everyone's an idiot by nature, then.]]"

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** "Everyone's good by nature? Then that That means [[GoodIsDumb everyone's an idiot by nature, then.]]"

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