Modern culture has been shaped by a number of people. However, in general this tends to come from ordering war or death. It’s a rare figure, indeed, who can unite people through love and peace. It’s also a sad fact that these figures tend to meet tragic and usually violent ends. From Martin Luther King all the way to Jesus, love has been met with violence. However, often times this violence isn’t quite as obvious as people might think. This means that any early death of a peace maker should be examined with extra care.
Perhaps the most notable example is Michael Jackson. Jackson’s role as a social architect might not be apparent at first. However, on closer examination of his life it becomes far more apparent. Rock and pop music have always had a bit of an edge to them. However, Jackson was adamant on keeping a positive message with his music. Continue reading