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Shed Some Light Alongside Plato

By Greenglasses  (booksie.com)

(Plato's Allegory of the Cave) I use Willa Cather's "Paul's Case," and Kate Chopin's "Story of An Hour," as examples of how Plato's allegory can fit as a journey to enlightenment in fictional characters (and in real life for people). The meaning of the allegory is interpreted as what...

Essay | Updated Jun 24, 2014 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Plato,Allegory,Chopin,Cather,Enlightenment,Campbell

A DISCOURSE ON HUMANITY 03/19/2014

By Haroldsmith284  (booksie.com)

A dissertation on the forces which guide human races and civilizations.

Novel | Updated May 25, 2014 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Darwin,Evolution,Race,Genetics,Eugenics,Economics,History,Politics,Adam,Smith,Malthus,Machiavelli,Plato,Aristotle,Socrates,Austrian,School,Republic,Democracy,War

theclandestine

What Is The Spark That Exists In A Person?

By Theclandestine  (booksie.com)

After reading Descartes, Plato, and Aristotle, comes a small note on the soul...

Essay | Updated Jun 9, 2013 | Reads: 16 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 3
Tags: Soul,The,Dualism,Trinity,Plato,Aristotle

nusra

Great Writers Dont Write

By Nusra  (booksie.com)

He thought about that pure thing, the pure state, for everything, which is possible, to have, to be. He always respected the time, the time that makes the sand from the big rocks would one day turn him into sand. But before then, he wanted to turn into something new, a purer version of him...

Novel | Updated Mar 5, 2013 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Philosophy,Time,Awareness,Waking,Life,Plato,Shamanism

ill_buddha

Hell Or High Water

By Ill Buddha  (booksie.com)

A thousand years after global warming set the earth on a new natural cycle, in the Time of Neptune, a small community on the edge of the world faces the incoming Ice Age.

Short Story | Updated Feb 8, 2013 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: Global,Warming,Climate,Change,Apocalypse,Ice,Age,Submerged,Ultramarine,Shark,Whale,Dolphin,Science,Fiction,Religion,Prophecy,Treachery,Conspiracy,Madness

russ_hammond

In Defense Of Athens

By Russ Hammond  (booksie.com)

The voice of the prosecution in Plato's Apology.

Essay | Updated Oct 26, 2012 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: Apology,Prosecution,Socrates,Athens,Plato,Ancient,Greece

sabrina_bourque

A Contemporary Adaptation Of Plato's Allegory Of The Cave.

By Sabrina Bourque  (booksie.com)

Plato's famous Allegory of the Cave, retold with modern substitutions.

Essay | Updated Jan 29, 2012 | Reads: 100 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
Tags: Plato,Allegory,Cave,Philosophy,Consumerism,Classic

pageturner

Atlantic Apocalypse

By Pageturner  (booksie.com)

Atlantis. Plato's hypothetical island. A fascinating point in the history of myths and legends. No one knows what really happened. Oh yes, there are theories. There are presumptions and suppositions. There are rumours and fantasies. But as mentioned, there is no one who knows what really...

Novel | Updated Feb 9, 2011 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 10 | Likes: 35
Tags: Atlantis,Apocalypse,History,Myth,Legend,Dread,Gods,Misbehaviour,Corruption,Power,Force,Abuse,Misuse,Trust,Humans,Island,Catastrophe,Zeus,Poseidon,Sons

mashimoto

Outside The Cave

By Mashimoto  (booksie.com)

A University student takes experimental psychedelic drugs during the outset of World War III and witnesses apocalyptic visions of Time breaking down.

Short Story | Updated Oct 13, 2010 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Science,Fiction,Plato,Allegory,Of,The,Cave,Time,Apocalypse,World,War,Iii,University,Teenager,College,Drugs,Psychedelic

Plato's Cave

By Tim Leo Spence  (booksie.com)

Hmm. The cave...

Poetry | Updated May 20, 2010 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Plato,Poetry,Cave

Symposium

By Olivia Danger  (booksie.com)

asterios polyp + mats ek + realizing all of my friends are mentally ill = this.

Poetry | Updated Dec 10, 2009 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Asterios,Polyp,Mats,Ek,Mazzucchelli,Smoke,Plato,Aristophanes,Greek,Symposium,Zeus,Life,Poetry

keith_paz

The Philo

By Keith Paz  (booksie.com)

An unfinished work in progress: A rumination of philosophical questions and metaphysical...

Book | Updated Dec 1, 2009 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Life,Love,Thought,Spirit,Mind,Death,Consciousness,Philosophy,Metaphysics,Socrates,Plato

bwinwnbwi

On My Way West To The Coast --Sojourning In Glacier National Park

By Bwinwnbwi  (booksie.com)

Here are some of my Glacier National Park journal entries from my 1972 bicycle trip from Michigan to the West Coast. Included here also are my reflections on Hesse’s novel, Narcissus And Goldmund.

Miscellaneous | Updated Aug 21, 2009 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 18 | Likes: 0
Tags: Glacier,Park,Chief,Mountain,Rain,Snow,Journey,Hermann,Hesse,Backpacking,Passion,Reason,Soul,Plato,Poet,Lover,Monk,Spirit,Wanderer

bwinwnbwi

Taking A Look At Science Through The Eye Of The Good Professor

By Bwinwnbwi  (booksie.com)

The following essay describes scientific thinking, analysis, and results from a non materialistic perspective.

Essay | Updated Jul 25, 2009 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 1
Tags: Science,Machiavelli,Locke,Newton,Objective,Reality,Mental,Constructs,Common,Sense,Archimedes,Plato,Pythagoras,Kepler,Galileo,Copernicus,Humanities,Education,Ethics

clyde_donard

Bookworm - Part 3 Of 3

By Clyde Donard  (booksie.com)

Final part of my memoir on reading stuff.

Article | Updated May 8, 2009 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: A,Century,Of,Punch,All,In,Line,American,Troops,Aristotle,Bennington,College,Biafra,Biafra:,People,Betrayed.,Blavatsky,Cairnmillar,Institute,Cartoons

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