Embracing the hate is only a good idea if you cannot handle the separation between personalities. If not, living in with negative energy constantly surrounding you can lead you down some depressive paths. For someone who does not know who they want to be, they will not end up being happy with what they are doing any longer as the stress will pile up. One side will take over. Despite how zen Jones claims to be with his meditation, allowing the yin and yang to be utterly imbalanced will only lead to sadness and unfulfillment.
Why is it that Mayweather has problems with assaulting his ex-girlfriend or retired early from his sport? I'd assume that it was because he allowed the negativity to seep too far into his consciousness that it became him. It no longer was a role that he played. Attempting to be Scarface is fun and all but you have to draw a line somewhere.