This is the new blog...CONFESSION ZERO



I'm (or I am) Spartacus! is the catchphrase from the film Spartacus.
A famous scene of the movie has the recaptured slaves being asked to point out which one of them is Spartacus in exchange for leniency. Instead, they each proclaim themselves to be Spartacus and thus share his fate. A similar scene or event is sometimes called a Spartacus moment in reference to this particular scene.

Spartacus: And maybe there's no peace in this world, for us or for anyone else, I don't know. But I do know that, as long as we live, we must remain true to ourselves.

We had gone from being free to wallowing in the soft oppression of truth.

It was quiet at first; they’d shelled them
and we into submission, chained them
and we to the oppressive floor of callous cruelty
in blood-spattered wordless dungeons
where screams renounced their living.

Time had come...and

It shattered open the heavily breathing door
that hid the marriage of empire and religion.

Cloaked in the counterfeit-king’s fury
we’d forgotten his deliberations,
forgotten kingdom’s bloody thrust…
and this; I am Spartacus!

Do not permit your scream go quiet in the ground…

Spartacus: When a free man dies, he loses the pleasure of life. A slave loses his pain. Death is the only freedom a slave knows. That's why he's not afraid of it. That's why we'll win.

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