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Chained prisoners view the shadows of actual items in this illustration of Plato's allegory of the cave.

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Stepping outside one’s comfort zone is worth the risk

Chained from childhood to one another in a darkened space with a fire lit behind us, casting shadows on the wall, the cave becomes our representation of reality — albeit a false one.

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