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in the allegory of the cave, the prisoners want to kill the escaped prisoner when he returns and tries to tell the

world of illusion that the other prisoners were living in. please I would like to know why do they want this and do people react in similar ways today when their preconception are challenged?

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That prisoner is the philosopher who, on discovering the true essence of things, returns to tell his companions what he has... View the full answer

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