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on 2 January 2006
This book is well worth reading, addressing, as it does, a range of contemporary issues in the context of Plato's cave. Anybody interested in the "good life" and how to live it will find it stimulating and thought provoking.
In particular, it addresses some of the problems of "political correctness" and popular culture in pretending to offer easy solutions to all, when this is clearly, on reflection, impossible.
It invites the reader to consider whether he is happy staring at the shadows or perhaps wish to walk towards the light.
Once again, Plato thought of it first...
My one complaint is that the book has been badly proof-readen and has numerous typographical and punctuation errors.