Guan Yus arrogance

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Re: Guan Yus arrogance

Unread postby Stallion Fury » Mon Aug 24, 2009 9:58 pm

I don't think Yiling was a result of Liu Bei's arrogance - it was what happened because Liu Bei was blinded with hatred at his brother's death.
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Re: Guan Yus arrogance

Unread postby Zappa » Mon Aug 24, 2009 10:00 pm

Yes he was agrresive and his emotions let to the war but Liu Bei didnt care about the lives of others that was arrogant or?
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Re: Guan Yus arrogance

Unread postby Stallion Fury » Mon Aug 24, 2009 10:02 pm

No, that was another result of his hatred. One cannot see straight and will only care for himself in the situation, while an arrogant man has no sense of respect and looks down on all.
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Re: Guan Yus arrogance

Unread postby Zappa » Mon Aug 24, 2009 10:04 pm

Yeah you have a good point there.
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Re: Guan Yus arrogance

Unread postby Stallion Fury » Mon Aug 24, 2009 10:06 pm

Thank you very much.
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Re: Guan Yus arrogance

Unread postby Zappa » Tue Aug 25, 2009 8:34 am

What was the first act of arrogance Guan Yu showed? My guess is Chi Bi were he let Cao Cao live also he was ordered to kill him.
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Re: Guan Yus arrogance

Unread postby hall_of_famer02 » Tue Aug 25, 2009 1:16 pm

Zappa wrote:What was the first act of arrogance Guan Yu showed? My guess is Chi Bi were he let Cao Cao live also he was ordered to kill him.


That wasn't arrogance. It was gratitude for Cao Cao's accomodation when the brothers split up.
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Re: Guan Yus arrogance

Unread postby tofu » Tue Aug 25, 2009 1:22 pm

Guan Yu was a proud man from the beginning, and as he got older and accomplished more, his pride grew and turned into arrogance. He treated his underlings well enough, but he was arrogant to many of his equals, probably because he expected a lot from them (sometimes too much). Guan Yu was a little overconfident in his own fighting skills, but luckily for him, he never faced anyone that he couldn't defeat. He could also often misjudge issues by thinking too highly of his abilities. And sometimes, Guan Yu's honour and pride added made his arrogance seem worse. But all in all, if you got to know him, I'm sure Guan Yu was a nice guy at heart. :)
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Re: Guan Yus arrogance

Unread postby hall_of_famer02 » Tue Aug 25, 2009 1:27 pm

This topic is for you tofu. It's about your beloved Guan Yu! :lol:

Guan Yu would have been somewhat close to perfect had he had some humility and not so much arrogance.
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Re: Guan Yus arrogance

Unread postby tofu » Tue Aug 25, 2009 1:33 pm

hall_of_famer02 wrote:This topic is for you tofu. It's about your beloved Guan Yu! :lol:

Guan Yu would have been somewhat close to perfect had he had some humility and not so much arrogance.


:mrgreen: :lol:

Yup-if he wasn't arrogant, he would have been like Zhao Yun. But a guy's gotta have flaws-it's abnormal if you don't.
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