The Allegory of the Cave with the Matrix.

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Write a journal entry comparing the Allegory of the Cave with the Matrix. What are their similarities? What is the message in the Matrix and what does it have to do with the Allegory of the cave Back in 1999 when I first saw The Matrix, I liked it for its great cinematographic achievements and the action packed fight scenes. But after studying Plato's allegory of the cave, it brought in a whole new dimension to …

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…a hallway with three people standing. This shows to us that even the puppet-masters somehow live in the cave, and only see shadows too. They (the puppeteers) show the prisoners shadows because they feel that they have to keep them under control, and if they show them the truth, it would be too much, too painful, too real for them to handle. This is yet another example of what the media is doing to us.