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different sides of the same shield

Two different, contrary, or opposite perspectives about or aspects of something. We fear death because it seems unknown to us, but it and life are really just different sides of the same shield. Thus we can see that arrogance and envy are often different sides of the same shield, both provoking and feeding off of the other.
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two sides of the same shield

Two different, contrary, or opposite perspectives about or aspects of something. We fear death because it seems unknown to us, but it and life are really just two sides of the same shield. Thus we can see that arrogance and envy are often two sides of the same shield, both provoking and feeding off of the other.
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two sides of a shield

two ways of looking at something; two sides to a question.
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shield

n. a police officer’s badge. The fuzz flashed his shield, and I knew the game was over.
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Shahid, 30, who was ordered to serve at least 25 years of his life sentence, led the Shielders gang who terrorised the Pollokshields area of Glasgow.
Baldy and Ahsan's other brother, Zeeshan - nicknamed Crazy, were part of the savage Shielders gang who snatched Kriss from the street near his home in Pollokshields and killed him simply for being white.
It began at the age of 15 when he became involved in local Asian gang, the Shielders.
He became the chief of a feared Asian gang called the Shielders in Glasgow in the mid-1990s.
The group were part of the savage Shielders gang who held Glasgow's Pollokshields in a grip of fear.