||Grin and ignore it.
Yes, it is fitting to briefly mourn the man's testes, but do not allow yourself to slip into a quagmire just because he was howling about Global Industrial Capitalism when he mutilated himself. It could as easily have been Religion, or a Football Match, or Damaging Familial Structures, or Mysterious Delays In The Article Queue.
Go to a Clean, Healthy Tavern, and tell everyone there that it is your birthday.
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