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The majority of people in school today and they dont want to be there School is painful to them They the unenlightened have not seen the light In Platos Allegory of the Cave the prisoners can resemble those who do not thirst for knowledge They seem to be prisoners in their own worldThe small bunch of people in schools today is passionate learners and they yearn for and covet knowledge These groups have a thirst to understand and seek truth and are able to comprehend the true value of learning The fortunate individuals have seen the light felicitate themselves on their advancement and pity those who do not comprehend I think that he would rather suffer anything in Platos work it is said than entertain these false notions and live this miserable manner Plato refers to the one who asserts themselves to thrive for knowledge These few would rather endure anything than to think in the ways of the ignorant and those who never want to learn However if the enlightened ever wants to return to be with his past peers they believe he is not understood and they ridicule him The confused think the enlightened one must be blind to see actual reality while ignorant is being fooled The enlightened are comparable to the one who journeyed upward in the allegory In this allegory it is interpreted as the journey upward to be the ascent of the soul into the intellectual world is a glorious thing Those who enjoy the journey of learning have been enlightened while understanding advantages and requirement of learning of learning Those surrounding do not conceive the motives and never long to be like him For as Plato said In the world of knowledge the idea of good appears last of all and is seen only with an effort It is truly a commendable thing to see the good of knowledge Once one recognizes the wonder he cannot go back
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