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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.