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Proverbial, Episode 16: Friends and Enemies

“He will not have true friends who is afraid of making enemies.”

-William Hazlitt

In this episode, I describe the skepticism I felt toward the idea of having “personal enemies” in my 20s. I also explain why I quit that skepticism in my 30s. Elsewhere in the episode: a lengthy discussion of why the claim, “I married my best friend,” rubs me the wrong way; why my wife makes me anxious; why it is good I am anxious.

References to Aristotle, Jerry Seinfeld, and Lenny Belardo.

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