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Seneca: Suicide on Demand

Seneca: Suicide on Demand

Seneca was a top-rated Morals Tutor to the Wealthiest Families in Rome. Fat lot of good it did him. His suicide was a command performance by order of his best client, Nero. There is a lesson in that somehow. Socrates, Seneca, Jesus, Boethius, Thomas a Becket, they were all fine Morals Tutors and they all end up dead at the behest of the clients they tried to serve and save. That is why I take Diogenes as my model. He may have lived in a Dumpster, but he died of old age.

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