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The Matrix Described Over 2000 Years Ago by Plato [video] January 21, 2014

Filed under: Uncategorized — Poli-V @ 1:34 am

A nice analogy!
Good ol’ Plato really had it all going on didn’t he?

Starship Earth: The Big Picture

This is an unusual video production-wise, but it eloquently explains how we were deceived and came to be in this hypnotic state, ignorant of our true reality, and trusting that all is as it is meant to be. You may experience a few “a-hahs”.

It elucidates how we trusting humans are so certain that what we experience with our five senses is real; and why we doubt—even feel threatened by—those who challenge our beliefs about what IS.

Very thought-provoking, and very well done.  I think you’ll want to share this one. 

It may be one of those shares that wakes up a few people.  ~ BP

Narrated by Orson Welles

Plato described the problem of the barriers to humanity’s access to knowledge over 2,000 years ago.

You’d think that being that Plato is considered one of the founding thinkers of Western thought that this selection from his writing would be…

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3 Responses to “The Matrix Described Over 2000 Years Ago by Plato [video]”

  1. tubularsock Says:

    PV: Great video. I was familiar with Plato’s cave and always loved just how simple it was and yet so many today are still blinded. Truth is always scary to the ignorant because it causes change. Thanks.

  2. Slightly late, but thank you 😉

    • You are welcome 😉 Please define the lateness? Plato lived a couple of thousand years ago. The Matrix movie was most likely an interpretation of Plato’s cave allegory. The cartoon does look a little old but good theme is ageless don’t you agree?
      I like to get some idea of who my commenters are, your avatar is quite anonymous isn’t it? 😉

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