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Man is born a predestined idealist, for he is born to act. To act is to affirm the worth of an end, and to persist in affirming the worth of an end is to make an ideal.—Oliver Wendell Holmes
A few clues as to which end of the Sliding Scale of Idealism Versus Cynicism you are -- or the characters think they are.
“Against all the odds, in defiance of the laws of drama, spitting in the face of Love Hurts...Happily Married
“The ultimate victim (or beneficiary) of Because Destiny Says So. The oldest and most common...The Chosen One
“Any time the heroes get to save the day in a big, awesome manner. Say that the poor Distressed...Big Damn Heroes
“A major theme in all media. The villain or Ineffectual Loner mocks the idea of relying on...The Power of Friendship
“Good versus Evil. White hat versus black hat. The shining knight of destiny with flowing cape...Black and White Morality
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