The Cave: The Allegory Of The Cave

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The Allegory of The Cave In the allegory Plato is trying to tell us is that in life we think we know what reality is because of what we see, but what if that is all an illusion? We are never going to be able to see the real things if we are kept inside a box, in this case inside a cave. We got to step out of the cave, our comfort zone. And when we finally step out we will be able to see the real world, we will have a panoramic view. Imagine living in a small town and never going out. What you see is all you think it exists but what if we go outside the town, now we are outside the world. Then we will see that what we thought we knew was not all, it was all we could see but not all that exists. Our mind is like time , you can not go back.…show more content…
Easy as saying i want to know italian, and you will know it. What if I told you there was a machine which could program your life desires. If such a thing as an experience machine would exist, it would be absolutely crazy right? If it was my decision to make, if to be hook up into an experience machine or not it would be tempting but I would decide not to. I would not do it because it would not be me making the decision I would not be living my life, I would be living a life they put me to live, it would not be living. It would be totally different on actually do thing things, Because what is living about? living is about making mistakes, laughing hard as you can, to win, to loose, to have friends, family, to love. It would not be a real experience. The experience machine would be like having an liposuction. You would probably have the same result as making a diet an exercising but it is not the same journey, you would not have the satisfaction of saying, ‘I made…show more content…
Its all about beliefs if you ask me I would say that we do live in a matrix and are hook up into an experience machine, for me this would be God’s creation. We can not prove this is true but we also can not prove it is not. We think that what we perceive is real, because we touch, see, smell, hear or and taste it. But this are only signs that our brain gives us. What if nothing is real and it is all an illusion? And we are just connected by an experience machine that creates this images and send signs to our brains that makes us think we are seeing, touching, smelling, hearing, and or tasting. If you think about it even though it sounds crazy it makes sense if you believe in God. But what if you do not, or do not believe that we do live in a matrix? Then you would have to answer to the questions that the humanity has make for centuries. From where do I come? Who am I? And why am I
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