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Have you EVER read; "The Allegory of the Cave"? This brief story has a powerful meaning. Today's discussion about a famous mentor in history, will be about Plato. Who was he and what did he teach. More importantly, how his wisdom (that is older than 2,000 years), still has a vital lesson for us in this day and age.
One of the most profound stories that Plato wrote was called, "The Allegory of the Cave". An abbreviated form of this story is as follows:
"Suppose there is a cave, and inside the cave there are some men chained up to a wall, so that they can only see the back wall of the cave and nothing else. These men can't see anything outside of the cave, or even see each other clearly, but they can see shadows of what is going on outside the cave. Wouldn't these prisoners come to think that the shadows were real, and that was what things really looked like?
Suppose now that one of the men escaped, and got out of the cave, and saw what real people looked like, and real trees and grass. If he went back to the cave and told the other men what he had seen, would they believe him, or would they think he was crazy?"
Plato says that we are like those men sitting in the cave; "We think we understand the real world, but because we are trapped in our bodies we can see only the shadows on the wall".
Linda Forsythe and Leyla Hur will be having a lively discussion about this story and how much the spirit of the story is alive in us today. How much do you believe is reality because of what you've perceived or been taught?
Many answers to questions may be answered within yourself after today's show.
Is it possible that some of us had a Past Life in Atlantis? If so, how would we know? What happened to Atlantis? Where is it? What do we really know about it?
On this episode of "There's A Rock For That!" radio show Host Tarot Dactyl explores the famous lost continent of Atlantis, discussing the legend and the latest theories. She will also explain the ways in which one may tell if they lived a previous life there. The "Crystal Guest" for this episode is Atlantisite. Tarot Dactyl will examine the folklore, metaphysical properties and healing applications of this unusual stone.
Join the conversation with Pastor Juan Goodson as he talks About "How to having a loving relationship". This is part 2 of conversation.
THE LOST CITY OF ATLANTIS has always been synonymous with UFOs, Bigfoot, and other myths espoused by psychics and conspiracy theorists. But did you know people are out there actively looking for it—RIGHT NOW? And that the search for the city is so popular that it actually has a name - “ATLANTOLOGY” -and even its own online encyclopedia, the “ATLANTIPEDIA”?
Far from alien conspiracy theories and other pop culture myths, everything we know about Atlantis actually comes from 2 stories by one of western civilization’s most brilliant thinkers, PLATO!!
Now MARK ADAMS, author of the critically acclaimed bestseller “TURN RIGHT AT MACHU PICCHU,” brings us a compelling and highly entertaining book of reporting and adventures in “MEET ME IN ATLANTIS: MY OBSESSIVE QUEST TO FIND THE SUNKEN CITY.” 3 years, 8 countries, and countless fascinating experiences later, Mark will tell you stories – fact or fiction – about the lost city of Atlantis! And he’ll reveal his own surprising conclusions about whether Atlantis existed and if so, where its ruins lie!!!
'Tis a simple human truth: the more of your own self you put into your message, the more effective it will be. Leaders who make the time to let folks look 'em in the eye and hear the news from their own lips gain a powerful, competive edge that too many are ignoring in this digitalk age. Host Bart Jackson tells tales and tactics employed by business masters to put the full force of their personality in front of those they seek to reach. So pull your eyes away from the screen, give your texting thumbs a well-earned rest, and stride from Plato's cave into the light. Learn how top leaders transform themselves from a printed name and title, to a powerful personna in the minds of staff, shareholders, and clients. Learn how getting down and personal swiftly leads you beyond data, into actionable fact. Tune in and find the tactics that will make your presence more powerful and your workday more fun.
THIS YEAR 2015 JOIN US IN OUR PURSUIT FOR THE LOVE OF THE TRUTH
STEP ONE REMOVE THE SHADOW BY FOCUSING ON THE LOVE OF DIALECTIC or didactic discourse.
Infinity (symbol: ∞) is an abstract concept describing something without any limit and is relevant in a number of fields.
Dialectic (also dialectics and the dialectical method), from Ancient Greek διαλεκτικ?, is a method of argument for resolving disagreement that has been central to European and Indian philosophy since antiquity. The word dialectic originated in ancient Greece, and was made popular by Plato.
The dialectical method is discourse between two or more people holding different point of view about a subject, who wish to establish THE TRUTH of the matter guided by reasoned arguments.
Raymond Moody Jr., MD, PHD is world-renowned scholar and researcher. Dr. Moody is the leading authority on the 'near-death experience'—a phrase he coined in the late seventies. Best-Selling Author of twelve books including Life After Life—which has sold over 13 million copies world wide—and Reunions, as well as numerous articles in academic and professional literature. He got his Ph.D. on Plato. And he will tell us aboutPlato's incredible spiritual ideas. Read more
Everyone thinks. It is our nature to do so. But much of our thinking, left to itself, is biased, distorted, partial, uninformed, or downright prejudiced. Yet, the quality of our life and that of what we produce, make, or build depends precisely on the quality of our thought. Shoddy thinking is costly, both in money and in quality of life. Excellence in thought, however, must be systematically cultivated.
Critical thinking is that mode of thinking — about any subject, content, or problem — in which the thinker improves the quality of his or her thinking by skillfully analyzing, assessing, and reconstructing it. Critical thinking is self-directed, self-disciplined, self-monitored, and self-corrective thinking. It presupposes assent to rigorous standards of excellence and mindful command of their use. It entails effective communication and problem-solving abilities, as well as a commitment to overcome our native egocentrism and sociocentrism.
The intellectual roots of critical thinking are as ancient as its etymology, traceable, ultimately, to the teaching practice and vision of Socrates 2,500 years ago who discovered by a method of probing questioning that people could not rationally justify their confident claims to knowledge. Confused meanings, inadequate evidence, or self-contradictory beliefs often lurked beneath smooth but largely empty rhetoric. Socrates established the fact that one cannot depend upon those in "authority" to have sound knowledge and insight. He demonstrated that persons may have power and high position and yet be deeply confused and irrational. He established the importance of asking deep questions that probe profoundly into thinking before we accept ideas as worthy of belief.
Come and join us tonight as we probe the depths of consciousness.
Authoress Lexxi born and raised in Chicago, IL is a 25 year old mother of three. She has been writing since elementary starting out with poetry before moving on to short stories and eventually pursuing her dream of publishing her first urban fiction love story.She is currently signed to Shan Presents where she released her best selling series A Scandalust Love.
Natavia Stewart is twenty-six years old and from Annapolis, Maryland born and raised. She has been writing since the age of twelve. It started out in her journal and as years went by the stories became longer. She is the mother of one child, Logan, whom is her heart and because of him it made Natavia want to pursue her dreams. She gave up writing for five years. Natavia has set out to make a change in how plus-size women feel about themselves. Her writing is to inspire them to be comfortable with who they are. Also, with her being plus-size, it encourages her more to continue to write and encourage others.
Syrius was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. She has been an avid reader since before the age of 5. She self-published her first novel in 2005 and her first stage production in 2007. Syrius loves reading works such as Machiavelli, Socrates, Plato, Langston Hughes and various other great works.Syrius loves the outdoors and embraces her “me” moments and also enjoys spending time with her children Coco and Tre. She is signed to Shan Presents where she released Sex, Lies, and Murder: House of Croix 1 &2.
Tonight we will look at immunizations and wether we can force a parent to inoculate their child...
Also, this will dovetail into the concept of living in a polis, a civil society. We consider the words of Plato, Socrates, Hobbes, Locke, and the Professor...
1. ART & RESOLUTION: Films of Afro-Cuban Life and History, Thursdays, 2/5, 12, 19 at 6:30pm @ MoAD
Cornelius Moore is Co-Director of the 46 year old Bay Area social issue film distributor/producer California Newsreel as well as a film programmer focused on work from the Black World. Mr. Moore joins us to talk about the Cuban film series her has curated for the Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD), Mission @ Third in San Francisco. www.moadsf.org
2. African American Educators Professional Development Summit, Jan. 30 (reception & awards), Jan. 31 (summit)
Bobbie Brooks, Board Member and Co-Founder of The African American Regional Educational Alliances www.theaarea.org & (510) 614-3000
Laura Babitt, 2015 Educational Service Award Honoree
3. Black Arts Movement West, Celebrating 50 Years @ Laney College, Sat. Feb. 7, 10 AM - 9 PM 510-200-4164
Marvin X is a playwright in the true spirit of the Black Arts Movement (BAM). His most well-known BAM play, entitled Flowers for the Trashman, deals with generational difficulties and the crisis of the Black intellectual as he deals with education in a white-controlled culture. Marvin received his MA in English/Creative writing from San Francisco State University, 1975. He has taught at San Francisco State University, Fresno State University, UC Berkeley and San Diego, Mills College, Merritt and Laney Colleges in Oakland, University of Nevada, Reno.
His latest book is the Wisdom of Plato Negro, parables/fables, Black Bird Press, Berkeley. He currently teaches at his Academy of da Corner, 14th and Broadway, downtown Oakland, Lakeshore on Saturdays, & Sundays at the Berkeley Flea Market: www.blackbirdpressnews.blogspot.com
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