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Prisoners in Plato’s Cave & the Blind Man Metaphor

Posted by on Mar 31, 2013 in Complexity Science | 0 comments

Prisoners in Plato’s Cave & the Blind Man Metaphor

Life in the Plato’s cave resembles the situation of human beings. What we see are merely projections, but not the true reality. There are some lucky persons who manage to escape the chain and explore the world. Scientists are these lucky men; therefore, constructing a better view of the actual world, and are able to tell the remained prisoners more about the reality. By such, even prisoner would have more knowledge about the reality.

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