Cave Living or Free? Where Are You Living?

Do We Live In A Cave? Two years ago, wanting to refresh my memory about Plato’s “The Allegory of The Cave,” I re-read some scholarly articles on the work. One that I came across was actually a professorial assignment.  Students were asked to write an essay responding to the question whether the work remains relevant today. The professor wrote: “In Plato’s Allegory of the Cave, he describes a world where prisoners live chained in a cave. The puppeteers cast shadows on the wall and these shadows construct reality for the


Make No Apologies For Who You Are

Passive-Aggressive Behaviour Have you ever met someone or been in a situation where you were expected to make apologies for your happiness? Been there and done that many times in my life. Now, I am at the point where being alone – physically – and have a very small circle of friends really do not bother me at all. Being oneself is far more important than being who someone else needs you to be. Worse yet, is being in a crowd of people but feeling alone. About a year ago,