Monthly Archives: June 2011

Sunset, 1-26-10

The Friend plunged a dagger deep into my heart. No, not some little, dainty, lady-finger, imitation, wannabe dagger. We’re talking the real thing here. As large as a scimitar’s sword. Then He kept twisting and turning, plunging and withdrawing, slicing … Continue reading

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Dear Friend

The mountains rose up as I died, And afterwards they say I cried. And then because ’twas all I knew, I came back here to be with you. (From my dear friend, Marg Pratt.)

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The Republic – Dialogue

The text in Plato’s work The Republic where Socrates and Glaucon have a dialogue about the Allegory is as follows. This is the Benjamin Jowett translation (Vintage, 1991), pp. 253-261. — [Socrates] And now, I said, let me show in a … Continue reading

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Plato’s Allegory of the Cave – Animated

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