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Review Of Plato's 'Alleogry Of The Cave'

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The Alleogry of the Cave is between Socrates and Glaucon talking about living inside a cave were prisoners were held. They were kept held since childhood, being chained up only to look at a wall. They had no access to moving their head to only looking at a wall. Within this wall were shadows Socrates explains “they only see their own shadows, or the shadows of one another, which fire throws on the opposite wall of the cave.” Behind these prisoners was a walkway, were people could put up figures of if certain objects to show the prisoners the shadows of these objects. As they were being shown this made the prisoners believe what was true reality. This is what the prisoners were raised to believe since they were children.
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