A Gorgeously Surreal Visual Essay That Examines the Human Perception of Reality

The Allegory of the Cave” by the Hong Kong video company is a gorgeously surreal video essay that visually ponders the age-old question regarding human perception of reality, originally posed by Greek philosopher Plato in conversation with his older brother Glaucon and his mentor Socrates.

Inspired by the Allegory of the Cave from Plato, till today’s quantum physics and multi universes theories, a visual essay about perception and knowledge as reflection of our reality.

via PetaPixel

Lori Dorn
Lori Dorn

Lori is a Laughing Squid Contributing Editor based in New York City who has been writing blog posts for over a decade. She also enjoys making jewelry, playing guitar, taking photos and mixing craft cocktails.