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WillParkinson Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-11 04:27 PM
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Is it better to be feared or respected?
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Personally I'm going with feared. You can always lose someone's respect. It isn't generally easy to have them stop being afraid of you.
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  -Is it better to be feared or respected? WillParkinson  Jan-28-11 04:27 PM   #0 
  - I would never want to be feared.  dawg   Jan-28-11 04:28 PM   #1 
  - yep, I prefer to be underestimated  NightWatcher   Jan-28-11 04:34 PM   #2 
  - Respected. Why would I want people to fear me?  Forkboy   Jan-28-11 04:41 PM   #3 
  - I'm thinking they'd be more likely to fear you...  WillParkinson   Jan-28-11 04:43 PM   #4 
     - People seem pretty quick with ideas on where to stick us forks.  Forkboy   Jan-28-11 04:47 PM   #6 
        - Baaaaad boy....  WillParkinson   Jan-28-11 04:50 PM   #8 
           - LMAO!!!!!  Forkboy   Jan-28-11 04:58 PM   #10 
  - respected  stuntcat   Jan-28-11 04:45 PM   #5 
  - you'll get the best results if you are both feared and respected  Skittles   Jan-28-11 04:49 PM   #7 
  - Well, yeah, but...  WillParkinson   Jan-28-11 04:51 PM   #9 
  - It's tough to respect people you fear though.  Forkboy   Jan-28-11 04:59 PM   #11 
  - ah ha skittle, here you are, lol lol. in all your fearsomeness  seabeyond   Jan-28-11 05:05 PM   #13 
  - i have never had the desire to be feared, that is about control. respect, given. spank, teach  seabeyond   Jan-28-11 05:04 PM   #12 
  - Actually I'm just kidding...  WillParkinson   Jan-28-11 06:36 PM   #15 
     - that is a hoot  seabeyond   Jan-28-11 07:15 PM   #18 
  - Oderint dum metuant  Riftaxe   Jan-28-11 05:40 PM   #14 
  - admired?  DeadEyeDyck   Jan-28-11 06:38 PM   #16 
  - I want people to fear how much they respect me..  Sky Masterson   Jan-28-11 06:46 PM   #17 
  - haah that's me  stuntcat   Jan-28-11 08:52 PM   #20 
     - :)  Sky Masterson   Jan-29-11 06:03 AM   #25 
  - yes?  quakerboy   Jan-28-11 08:16 PM   #19 
  - Respected.  rbnyc   Jan-28-11 09:27 PM   #21 
  - I don't think they are mutually incompatible.  bluedigger   Jan-29-11 12:16 AM   #22 
  - Respected is far better  Mopar151   Jan-29-11 12:34 AM   #23 
  - Worshiped.  Dappleganger   Jan-29-11 12:49 AM   #24 

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