Allegory Of The Cave Opinion

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My opinions on Allegory of The Cave by Plato were, mostly, solidified by outside research. Originally, I interpreted the story as a metaphor of truth, opinion, and perspective. Although, I thought that the meaning was to explain that perspective defines truth. While through the research, Plato had a theory concerning human perception; Knowledge is just opinion and to truly understand it must be discovered through philosophical reasoning (“Philosophyzer”). While this partially solidified my thoughts on perspective, it also created an idea that people, or the prisoners, should constantly question and be skeptical to find the true answers. Plato’s theory on forms, that everything is just an imitation of reality which we will never see, also helped

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