Gandhi was a martyr. Dr. Martin Luther King was a martyr. Malcom X was a martyr. St. Joan of Arc was a martyr. These were exemplary figures who died for their convictions. They were trying to make the world a better place so others wouldn’t have to experience suffering and mistreatment.In one context, martyrdom can and should be celebrated for those who suffered or were killed for a belief or a cause, religious or otherwise.
This kind of martyrdom takes courage, discipline, and lots of strength. It is completely selfless; others benefitted because of their sacrifices. People who serve their fellow man in this manner should be genuinely revered and admired. But there are certain specific differences that diffrentiates the