Award-Winning Animated Short of Plato's Cave


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In his Republic, presents an allegory of the value of philosophy and the nature of knowledge that is popularly known as Plato's Cave: to the unenlightened mind, the world is filled with confusing ideas, like shadows on the wall of a cave, that only reflect truths not yet discerned. Michael Ramsey's stop-motion animated presentation of this story won first place at the USA Film Festival Short Film and Video Competition in 2008.

Link -via Nerdcore (which has a different animated short narrated by Orson Welles)

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