How Does Plato Rely On The Senses

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Plato expresses that purely relying on the senses can lead people to make inaccurate assumptions. He describes a dialogue between Socrates and his pupil, Glaucon. In his allegory, the prisoners in the cave had been there their entire lives, which prevented them from seeing the truth outside. Instead, they relied on the distorted images on the wall in front of them. Shadows are not the same as real objects, but the prisoners could not possibly know that. Because humans only understand the truth to be what they have experienced, if what someone senses is false, how can they rely on their senses? These prisoners are also slaves to perspective; they are unable to search for other views. Without the possibility of the ability to see other views,
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