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alternate_history:central_powers_victory_cliches [2016/09/02 17:37]
petike [Central Powers victory clichés]
alternate_history:central_powers_victory_cliches [2019/03/29 15:13] (current)
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 Unfortunately,​ plenty of writers get wrapped up in some... //rather questionable//​ notions of what the aftermath of a Central Powers victory in WWI would be like, what it would mean for European politics, society, economics, culture and science. Often, authors forget that scenarios within a realistic framework need to keep that level of realism for good and bad, and engage in either overly dystopian or nakedly wish-fulfillment outcomes, with little logic or facts behind either. Unfortunately,​ plenty of writers get wrapped up in some... //rather questionable//​ notions of what the aftermath of a Central Powers victory in WWI would be like, what it would mean for European politics, society, economics, culture and science. Often, authors forget that scenarios within a realistic framework need to keep that level of realism for good and bad, and engage in either overly dystopian or nakedly wish-fulfillment outcomes, with little logic or facts behind either.
  
-On this page, we'll mostly cover the "A CP victory would make Europe/the world an utopia !" [[ah cliches|AH clichés]]. Believe it or not, they seem to be //more common// and pervasive than the clichés involving everything descending into dystopia after a CP victory. The logic behind this AH cliché in a nutshell: In a world where the Central Powers have won [[pods:​WWI]],​ it's nigh impossible to not have a German-led Zollverein in Europe. It will - of course ! - exclude Britain and France, because reasons (or Imperial Germany fanboyism).  ​+On this page, we'll mostly cover the "A CP victory would make Europe/the world an utopia !" [[alternate history ​cliches|AH clichés]]. Believe it or not, they seem to be //more common// and pervasive than the clichés involving everything descending into dystopia after a CP victory. The logic behind this AH cliché in a nutshell: In a world where the Central Powers have won [[pods:​WWI]],​ it's nigh impossible to not have a German-led Zollverein in Europe. It will - of course ! - exclude Britain and France, because reasons (or Imperial Germany fanboyism).  ​
  
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