Shadows of Reality: Plato’s Allegory of the Cave

There are few examples of philosophical writing that can be applied across such a wide swath of life experience and social construct as Plato’s allegory of the cave. This analogy contains symbolisms of illusion, perception, and superficial reality on the individual level, with takes on education and mass media in society at large. While it’s applicable to a diverse range of experience, today we’ll focus on what the allegory says […]