Posted at 10.27.2018
The cave is very dark since there is little light within it and scarcely seen the objects. There are some chained people on their necks as well as toes, these chained people cannot move easily. Similarly, addititionally there is another world out of the cave world, but between both of these worlds, a wall structure is raised. On the wall, a great many other people move with various things on the hands and their shadows fall season in the cave world. People inside the cave cannot increase their head completely so that they can only start to see the shadows like illusion, which they believe that, as real but it is just their illusion.
Within the outer world, there is light and everything is obviously visible. If one of the chained people is released from the cave world, of course, if he is taken up to the external world he cannot see anything at first because his eye dazzle in the light. But if he keeps in the exterior world, slowly and steadily he begins to identify everything and he becomes to understand that the outer world is the real world and the cave world is the unreal world. He becomes gratified with himself and remembers the other people in the cave. He provides pity and sympathy within the cave individuals who are lost in darkness. He considers that it's better to be the slave in the outer world rather than being the ruler inside the cave. Despite the fact that, he will not want to go back to the cave world, his eye dazzle more if he is taken back again to the cave world, and he can't count anything inside darkness. If he makes an attempt to persuade the people inside the cave declaring that the external world is the real world, and the cave world is unreal, his ignorant friends wipe out him.
The allegory of the cave in addition has allegorical meaning because so many symbolic recommendations are used in this writings. The dark cave symbolically suggests the modern day world of ignorance and the chained people symbolize ignorant people in this ignorant world. The brought up wall membrane symbolizes the restriction of our own thinking and the shadow symbolically suggest the world of sensory belief which Plato considers an illusion. In his opinion, the appearance is phony and reality is somewhere, which we cannot see. Plato as a great philosopher says that the showing up world is merely the imitation or photocopy of real life. The shadows represent such photocopy and, the reality is possible to know with the religious knowledge. The chains symbolize our restriction in this materials world so that people cannot know the reality to know certainty; we have to break the materials world. The outer world of the light symbolically suggests the world of religious truth, which we achieve by breaking the chains that are used to connect us. The dazzling in our eyes for the first time symbolizes difficulty of denies the materials world. The next time stunning of the eye symbolizes our difficulty to accept ignorance after knowing the reality. Hence, in allegory of the cave Plato has given a criticism over our limited life in the material world.
In Allegory of the cave, Plato in addition has described about our understanding. He says that there are two types of understanding: sensory notion and spiritual belief. Sensory conception is the world of appearance, which we understand, with the help of our sensory organs. Because of this, world is the world of illusion. It is the world of shadows so in Plato's view it is the world of falsehood. The truth or truth is impossible to understand with our senses, it's possible through spiritual belief, which is divine enlightenment. Religious perception is possible when we reject the world of sensory notion so until and unless we break all the material chains we don't get spiritual perception. It is the ideal beliefs of Plato and his religious perception as a great concept.
Plato also discusses true education or true viewpoint. In his view education is the process of learning spiritual knowledge so he even telephone calls true education as true idea. He says that the training power is the earth of becoming and education is the process of learning called world to be. In other words, what Plato says is that each and every specific is given the training power in to his heart by the divine so that our learning process is different in one another. A guy can learn up to certain limit and following the restriction is crossed, he cannot find out more. This idea of learning process differs in one another. Fashionable professors of education who presumed that there surely is not predetermined, turned down this idea of learning process that true education is the spiritual enlightenment, which we study from the heart. Additionally it is called true beliefs, which has certain qualities. A genuine philosophy can make the difference between real truth and falsehood, right and wrong as well as justice and injustice. Moreover true viewpoint makes a person spiritually lighted so that he's not worried about the material world.
Plato also talks about an ideal state, which is a utopian world. In a perfect state, there is equality on the list of people because no one is superior or second-rate in this world. There is free move of knowledge justice and fact, all around the ideal condition. Plato is also called the first communist because of his idea of equality on the list of people. In the perfect talk about, rulers are also true philosopher whose riches is not money or precious metal but spiritual knowledge. Those are the best rulers to rule the ideal state because they're unwilling to rule and active to provide the people as true servants. In other words, the rulers at the ideal state should never be thirsty to exercise electric power, they don't want to impose cruelty on the people but instead they come to mind of the health of individuals and the welfare of their state. These rulers are structured because on their behalf ruling is not imposing electricity but it is serving the people. But it is just an excellent state so practically there isn't opportunity of such express therefore ideal rulers are almost never found, these true philosophers are not only the rulers but also best teachers, who is going to the dark and ignorant world to enlightenment the ignorant people.