Question 7 Talking Points

Is it important for a leader to sacrifice certain things, if so what kind of sacrifices should a leader make?
If No, why not?
If Yes:
Sacrifice definition-
(1) An act of slaughtering an animal or person or surrendering a possession as an offering to God or to a divine or supernatural figure.
(2) An act of giving up something valued for the sake of something else regarded as more important or worthy.
Sacrificed Philip for his kingship
Sacrificed Cleitus
Sacrificed to Athena at Troy
Sacrificed laws and common rules
-Came to Delphi during the forbidden days in which it was improper for oracles to give answers.
“And when she refused, on the plea of a law to the contrary, he went up himself, and began to draw her by force into the temple”
-The Battle of the River Granicus. Alexander sacrificed marching during unusual times.
“It was unusual for the kings of Macedonia to march with their forces in the month called Daesius. But Alexander broke through these worries”
            Sacrificed wine
-“For when his affairs called upon him, he would not be detained, as other generals were, either by wine, or sleep, or play, sex, spectacles, or any other diversion whatsoever.”

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