“We should totally just stab Caesar”
“The speech made by Antony was pretty dramatic right? I completely agree with him.” “I understand Brutus’ point, but where does he find the fortitude to kill his cherished friend. Killing is eminently repugnant, but killing his friend is simply diabolical” All I heard when I was left the funeral was the city was discussing among each other about how much they enjoyed Antony’s funeral speech.
What about Brutus?
Brutus’ speech without doubt was much more sagacious. His speech grabbed my attention as soon as he started his first line. “Be patient till the last. Romans, countrymen, and lovers!” It was as if he was speaking directly to me. If Brutus had not taken Caesar’s life away, the whole of Roman Empire would definitely be in chaos. Having Caesar as a dictator would surely have disrupted the society. Brutus must truly love Rome to the extent that he killed his best friend. He even said, “I have the same dagger for myself when it shall please my country to need my death.”
Brutus is a mellow lion. But when the pride becomes in danger, peril or is affected in any ways. He will become vicious and will use all his might to protect his pride. He will kill those who try to cause change in the pride no matter if they belong inside the pride or is just an outsider.
There are times when we should feel unhappy and times when you should feel grateful. But there are also times when you should feel unhappy and grateful at the same time. This is one of those situations. Losing someone that has served the country so much. And yet feel grateful, of the loss because he was simply helping for his own selfish motives.
I believe that what Gretchen Wieners from the movie ‘Mean Girls’ said is entirely true. “Why should Caesar get to stomp around like a giant, while the rest of us try not to get smushed under his big feet? ……. And when did it become okay for one person to be the boss of everybody, huh? Because that's not...
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