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I do not think your comparisons are apt. To me asceticism is not a self sacrifice but instead a rejection of the self. Civilization exists as a flow of extraction and profit, the revolutionary just trys to combat extraction, the matry or self sacrificial only escapes profit, the ascetic tries to escape both. In this way one could say the escape from the extraction process is a "benefit" to the ascetic. I don't see where altruism has anything to do with asceticism.