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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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Rogalla, New results in active noise compensation for magnetically shielded rooms, Meas.
To avoid these pitfalls, users can buy commercial equipment and prevent the stray magnetic and electrical emanations from leaving the room, either by placing the equipment in a shielded enclosure or shielding the room itself.
Most shielded enclosures or rooms are constructed with steel, copper, bronze or some combination of these materials in one or more layers.
And electric fields can be shielded by relatively simple means (the field cannot penetrate any grounded conducting surface).
Individual equipment items may often be effectively shielded at reasonable cost - but this does nothing for the exposure of the worker.
LaMastra warned that scrap handlers need to be aware of shielded and unshielded (loose) radiation sources, the latter being easier to detect.
It is superposed on a broad pedestal, which results mainly from a continuous distribution of side-bands due to imperfectly shielded low-frequency field fluctuations.
The board-level shield is typically a box-like metallic component that is placed over the component(s) to be shielded and then soldered to a ground trace on the board to effect shielding.