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.

WHITE WRITERS CONCOCT BAD THEORIES ABOUT SONNY LISTON, WHERE 2+2=5.”TALL TALES” THAT BECOME THE STATUS QUO.

In their writings about Sonny Liston, you can see the techniques of Aristotle. So their is no way that they can conceive in a context formed by being black in America.

THE MYTH OF SONNY LISTON’S HEROIN ADDICTION WAS CREATED AFTER HIS DEATH. WHITE WRITERS OF A CERTAIN GENERATION LEARNED FROM ARISTOTLE, HOW TO CREATE SPECTATOR PSYCHOLOGY.

What Aristotle offered was a study of how to evoke an emotional reaction in the spectators. At its heart his poetics is about spectator psychology.