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Socrates= Died for our ignorance.

Jesus= Died for our sins.

Cato= Died for political integrity.

6 thoughts on “The Syllogisms of Martyrdom

        1. How do we classify rock martyrdom any way?

          Is there a higher value to losing your life because of living the rock lifestyle? A drug overdose is a implicit form of self-sacrifice.

          I then think about the death of Kurt Cobain. Did he kill himself in a symbolic sense for the salvation of rock n’ roll’s soul? A gentleman with a heavy punk/indie ethos, absolutely disgusted by the limelight.

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