According to Plato, what would the people in the cave do to the person who had been outside the cave after this person returned to the cave?

 

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Welcome him

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Listen to the teachings of her new knowledge

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Try to kill him

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Make him king of the realm of the cave

 

According to Plato, how do humans find themselves initially in the cave?

 

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Walking around searching for the truth

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Shackled to their seats

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With the goal of moving out of the cave

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Staring at a fire

 

 

 

What are the humans looking at in their initial position?

 

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The sun

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Artifacts

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Shadows

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Each other

 

After one is dragged out of the cave, the last thing that one sees is __________.

 

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the sun

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shadows

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reflections in pools

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objects in the realm of the sun

 

 

 Describe the primary point of view that you use to guide your thinking. What are the strengths and weaknesses of your view? In addition, describe a time when you, someone you know, or someone from a story you have seen experienced activated ignorance. What was the event, and how did that person display activated ignorance? Your explanations should have reasons that support them and make use of the concepts in the textbook.

  Explain inert information, activated ignorance, and activated knowledge and the differences between the three. (250 words)

 

Describe the movement of the person in Plato’s allegory of the cave. Be very specific about the various stages in this movement, and then please explain how this allegory relates to our own lives. What is Plato’s idea about the best type of life? (550 words)