Analyze the educational systems of the U.S., China, and India.
Where do you see them in light of Plato’s cave?
Education according to Plato is meant to correct confusion and help students to discern between light and darkness. Education can only be achieved when it is able to free individuals from the bondages of their perceived thoughts into acknowledging, understanding and embracing truths as they are. The image from the cave offers an apt analogy of the human condition in terms of education or the lack of it. The prisoners in the cave are chained, unable to turn their heads and are only able to see shadows of objects