The Simile Of The Cave

The Simile Of The Cave

In Plato?s work ?The Simile of the Cave?, Socrates talks about such themes as ignorance of men, and enlightenment. You can compare this to everyday life, but I think he was talking about politics. He says ? Society will never be governed either by the uneducated, who have no knowledge of the truth? the intellectuals will take no practical action of their own accord, fancying themselves to be out of this world in some earthly paradise.? He believes that the current people who are living and running society, are blinded by their idea of what is right, and have no will to change their views. It?s far

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