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Unformatted text preview: world. The only person that could possibly lead someone out of the cave is someone who was in darkness but now has seen the light. Because only they would know that the goodness of the change from darkness to light is worth the pain. Also, how can someone who has never seen the light lead others to it? That is why we look to somebody who has experienced what we are to trying to do or see to lead us. In this case, that somebody is a person who has ascended to the light of the upper region and experienced pain....
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- Spring '08