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Unformatted text preview: Later in the book Socrates shows that it is hard to explain the good but very easy to explain what is bad and what would be the most unjust and that from the most unjust or bad we can work our way back towards the most just or he good. The allegory of the cave was the best part of the book. Im sure that most people enjoy this and that is why it such a famous metaphor. After talking about it in class and how it was similar to the movie The Matrix I really liked seeing how Socrates thought about education. I still think that is how education still works today. The goal is to take people out of the darkness and expose them to the most light possible....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course HON 111 taught by Professor Palmer during the Fall '07 term at University of Maine Orono .
- Fall '07
- The Republic