ONCE WHITE WRITERS HAD ESTABLISHED THE MYTH OF SONNY LISTON’S HEROIN ADDICTION. ALL THAT WAS NECESSARY AFTER THAT WAS TO BRING IT UP IN EVERY NEW BOOK, MOVIE, EDITORIAL COPY, AND DOCUMENTARY. CREATING ARISTOTLE’S “TRAGIC MIMESIS” CONCEPT. THAT FORCES THE AUDIENCE TO ASK THE QUESTION “HOW” AND “WHY”.

This makes the tragedy akin to philosophy, psychology, sociology and other disciplines interested in why and how we act the way we do. Philosophy asked the question why.

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