The Dangers Of Conseciousness In Plato's Allegory Of The Cave

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When people fear the unknown, they are unaware of the information that is present. When people take risks they have the potential to become a negative but also a positive situation, which results into fear because we never know the outcome of situations. In the reading, Apology by Plato, He created this reading because his speech defended what he believed in, which was that he is wiser than all men. This defensive system shows that he knows-that he knows nothing thus producing false wisdom as ignorance. Through Plato’s analysis he sees people who admire his thinking and sees those who are against it, thinking they brought him to trial. In the essay, the “Allegory of the Cave” we expect to see something when there is nothing. He explains …show more content…
Major of us go through something and when we do, we do not want to go through that again. After Plato is found guilty, he believes that nobody knows what happens after death, only the Gods’ do. We are so quick to judge someone, that when we do we are basically putting harm on ourselves rather than them because we are so focused on them and what they do or believe in, that we are not focused on our own lives. When Plato is explaining the cave in “Allegory of the cave” he is basically calling everyone narrow minded. I say this because, Plato talks about if the cave gave out a echo, how would the people react. If they were to react would they think it was a different sound when the shadow would pass or the actual echo of the …show more content…
When so of us take chances in life we answer plato’s question why. In result, is as good as the end and for the sake of which. Which means, we can benefit our interest in something or someone and create a excitement of something rather than fearing the unknown. Courage is used throughout every philosopher in their writing because they are showing they believe in something and has the courage to write about it to the whole world. Plato is encouraging people to follow his word the the story “Apology”, and he does not really care for those who are against him. In the “Allegory of the cave” plato shows, the prisoner or us are obliged to be a working robot rather than a human being. But, he encourage that we see more than just the cave, we should see the light enough though that is something the prisoner are not used to due to the light being so bright. Seeing the sun allows us to know and to let us be in Plato’s

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