This is a wonderful clay animation adaptation of Plato’s Allegory of the Cave, which dovetails nicely into my Decline of America piece posted yesterday. The video demonstrates simply and briefly how our decline is probable but preventable.

The number of “prisoners” increases daily. My goal is to free as many people from “the cave” as possible. Please share with anyone who may benefit.

Hat tip to my friend Ken at Cicero’s Free Citizen Post for making me aware of the video.

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Kent Thune is the blog author of The Financial Philosopher. You can follow Kent on Twitter @ThinkersQuill.

Category: Philosophy, Video

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3 Responses to “The Cave: Plato’s Allegory in Claymation”

  1. Frilton Miedman says:

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