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PostScylla? Or Charybdis? You Decide (David Duggan, USA, 05/11/21 3:53 am)
As for Scylla and Charybdis, I believe John E inverted the metaphors.
Charybdis was the whirlpool which risked destroying the entire craft and crew; Scylla was the 6-headed monster (an anthropomorphism of a six-rocked shoal between Sicily and Calabria) who would pluck seamen from the decks. Charybdis is metaphorically not the "easier route," and Scylla is not the "rougher seas."
JE comments: Gary Moore's S & C had to do specifically with WAIS. By Charybdis he meant avoiding the discussion of hot-button social issues, while Gary's Scylla referred to turning the Forum into an ideological shouting match--hence the rougher seas.
Ever having a bad day? Be thankful you don't have to face the Scylla!
Not your run-of-the-mill boating hazard: the Scylla