Monday, August 15, 2016
Quoting Myself - Today's Problem with Education Compared with Plato's Allegory of the Cave
The focus of education narrows down to a pinprick of Plato's shadows. When students look up from their studies in school, they only see a tiny speck of the shadow on the wall. Not only are students never allowed to see the source of the light, they are never shown the rest of the shadows. They are chained against the far wall and prevented from even seeing the whole picture projected in front of them.