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it is better to be feared than loved

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it is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both.

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--> @Sum1hugme

You're right.

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--> @Intelligence_06

Either your try or you don't. If you try, there is a potential for success and failure. If you never try, your success rate is exactly 0%

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--> @Sum1hugme

Fine, I admit that I am using my own interpretations in my last comment, but that statement is a false dichotomy. Just because I succeed 0% when I don't do anything, doesn't mean I miss 100%. I also miss 0%. A person who never plays basketball doesn't lose 100% of his NBA games. He wins none and he loses none.

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--> @Intelligence_06

First, you're just imposing assumed motive onto the speaker. Second, your logic works both ways, you can't fail if you don't try, but you also can't succeed.

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--> @Sum1hugme

No. You miss 0% of the shots you don't take because there is nothing for you to miss at the start. This dude is acting like as if I am SUPPOSED to take shots indefinitely but I have no moral obligations to take shots. I don't miss them if I don't take any. I don't get rejected by girls when I don't even ask them out. Simple logic.

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--> @Intelligence_06

"You miss 100% of the shots you don't take." - Wayne Gretzky

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--> @Benjamin

"I have never been rejected from a girl... because I never tried dating any."
--Numerous boys, All of human civilization

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Contender

Ironic that Andrei Sator is currently on my TV right now. Instant disproof.

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--> @Gadfly

No that's never happened to me. Try contacting a mod maybe.

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Instigator

i'm frustrated. i submitted my first round two days ago, and for some reason it did not post. i am trying to recover my initial round because i do not want to rewrite the entire thing. is this a common glitch on dart?

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--> @Ragnar

I'm really expecting some Machiavellian evidence from The Prince about this topic. He gave several examples in the book, and a bit about the nature of love and fear. I don't want to give arguments so I won't say what specifically.

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I am expecting a personal relationship angle in this debate.

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--> @Gadfly

Read The Prince lately?

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Contender

Guess who was one of them? Hitler.