In a post of at least 500 words, respond to one of the prompts below. Remember to relate your response examples to specific citations from Plato’s text.
How does the allegory of the prisoners in the cave watching shadows on a wall relate to us today? What shadows do we see, and how do they distort our sense of what is real?
Are we prisoners in the same sense that Plato’s characters are?
What ethical issues, if any, are raised by Plato’s allegory?