Pondering Plato’s Allegory of the Cave

An exploration of reality using Plato’s Allegory of the Cave

So often in life, we take certain things for granted without considering how or why they came to be. They always are, and always have been, and we find ourselves more concerned with the actions and behaviors of ourselves and those around us instead. Well, today, we begin with a reading of the Allegory of the Cave by Mike and John, and then the SPP team gets deep into the discussion of what reality and truth are, whether or not we can achieve them, and the results of finding enlightenment.

Allegory of the Cave

Depiction of the Cave

The Beer:

Deschutes Brewery – Inversion IPA

The Links:

Text of the Allegory

Video Explanation of the Allegory

Another Explanation, But Not a Video

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