Allegory Of The Cave And The Good Brahmin Analysis

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Allegory of the Cave vs The Good Brahmin Ruben Damian Corbo University of the People The Allegory of the Cave and The Good Brahmin are written by two different philosophers. Although they both do have some similarities about knowledge and enlightenment, they both have an undertone about knowledge some in a negative, but also very positive light. Also, comparing the two from completely different time periods, there’s a way of seeing how two different philosophers thought about knowledge. At the end of this essay, you will see how intelligence and ignorance can affect those that have it and don’t have it and vice versa on both accounts. Allegory of the Cave is basically a story of people in the cave that only see shadows of …show more content…

I live with a family that never soughed to gain any other knowledge rather than whoever got to them first. In some cases, my family members never had a college graduate until my mother got her degree even in her late 40s. I used to be the person that was in the cave and just followed everyone’s lead until I discovered new music that no one ever heard when I was the age of 15. I was more expressive and thought differently than my peers because of my fascination with fantasy movies, horror movies that my mother allowed me to watch, and my wild imagination due to the video games I played. At a young age I was more fluent in fiction than most of my other classmates and I was able to have adult conversations with my uncles before any of my cousins did. I think simply said and to this day I love learning something new that allows me to think differently. Word Count: 651 References: The School of Life (2016, January 08). PLATO ON: The Allegory of the Cave. Retrieved September 12, 2017, from DystopiaUK (2012, April 08) PLATO - Allegory of the Cave (Animated). Retrieved September 12, 2017, from Gendler, A. (2015, March 17). Plato's Allegory of the Cave. Retrieved September 12, 2017, from V. (n.d.). Story of a Good Brahmin (H. I. Woolf, Trans.). Retrieved September 12, 2017, from

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