CRITICAL THINKING WIT 1
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WIT 1: Introduce yourself to Plato’s “Allegory of the Cave“. From Book VII of his Republic, it speaks deeply to ignorance of the human being. Click to watch a summary of
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After giving this some time and thought, compose a WIT (What I Think) discussing your understanding of the Cave and its implications for your own critical thinking and wisdom in life.
Specifically, tell about a cave you have been in by responding to these questions:
What was your metaphorical cave?
Who put you there (you or someone else)?
What specifically happened that forced you to leave the cave?
How did you feel as you were being “freed” from the cave, at that moment?
What truth did you discover after being forced out?
Have you tried to rescue others from their caves (why or why not)?