Better to be Antony and lose than Ceasar and win: Do you agree that Antony's qualities, despite his disgrace, are preferable to those of Caesar? Better to be Antony and lose than Ceasar and win: Do you agree that Antony's qualities, despite his disgrace, are preferable to those of Caesar?

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This question needs to be on the discussion board, because it calls for an opinion rather than a factual answer.

I thoroughly disagree with the premise that Antony's qualities are preferable to Caesar's. Antony was a womanizing drunkard. Caesar had his share of women, and you can't forget that he had a child with Cleopatra while married to Calpurnia. But Caesar didn't use women as bargaining chips. He seems to have genuinely cared for the women he was involved with. Antony used women for political advantage, marrying Octavius's sister just to seal their pact.

Give me Caesar over Antony any day.

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