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Would you rather be feared or loved?

Axiom
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8/12/2012 6:28:34 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
Which has the most benefits? Why did you choose the one you did?

I would rather that I rather be loved, but I think in all honesty I would rather be feared.
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8/12/2012 6:31:03 PM
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Shalom Machiavelli.
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8/12/2012 6:36:51 PM
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At 8/12/2012 6:28:34 PM, Axiom wrote:
Which has the most benefits? Why did you choose the one you did?

I would rather that I rather be loved, but I think in all honesty I would rather be feared.

I prefer to be loved. A lot more pleasure comes of that.
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8/12/2012 6:37:50 PM
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At 8/12/2012 6:28:34 PM, Axiom wrote:
Which has the most benefits? Why did you choose the one you did?

I would rather that I rather be loved, but I think in all honesty I would rather be feared.

Depends on the situation. I would modify my behavior to effectuate the outcome I desired.
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8/12/2012 6:46:08 PM
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Probably loved because my subjugates would graciously lay down their lives for noble causes which served myself.

Then again, I assume that "loved" is not used in the context of "sexual love" because having orgies with subjugates=/=Bad idea.
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Axiom
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8/12/2012 6:57:44 PM
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At 8/12/2012 6:46:08 PM, Lordknukle wrote:
Probably loved because my subjugates would graciously lay down their lives for noble causes which served myself.

Then again, I assume that "loved" is not used in the context of "sexual love" because having orgies with subjugates=/=Bad idea.

Rofl.
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8/12/2012 8:29:05 PM
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At 8/12/2012 7:26:52 PM, imabench wrote:
loved, because fear leads to alliances against you, whereas love doesnt
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8/12/2012 8:56:37 PM
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At 8/12/2012 6:28:34 PM, Axiom wrote:
Which has the most benefits? Why did you choose the one you did?

I would rather that I rather be loved, but I think in all honesty I would rather be feared.

Feared, the people who love you hurt you the most.
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8/12/2012 8:57:55 PM
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At 8/12/2012 6:28:34 PM, Axiom wrote:
Which has the most benefits? Why did you choose the one you did?

I would rather that I rather be loved, but I think in all honesty I would rather be feared.

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8/12/2012 10:08:27 PM
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Danielle: "Would I rather be feared or loved? Both. I want people to be afraid of how much they love me :)"
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8/14/2012 1:53:35 PM
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At 8/12/2012 8:29:05 PM, Contra wrote:
At 8/12/2012 7:26:52 PM, imabench wrote:
loved, because fear leads to alliances against you, whereas love doesnt
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