Allegory

2015

 

 

Plato’s ‘Allegory of the Cave’ made an indelible impression on me.  It has helped me understand the difference between ignorance and enlightenment; and in that sense, the allegory marks one of the best examples of human intellect reaching for enlightenment.  To the extent Plato influences the philosophy of intellectual enlightenment, Greece influences the world; and, we have let our roots catch fire.

 

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