"You have shown me a strange image, and they are strange prisoners."
-Glaucon, Book VII of The Republic of Plato
"A wise man, recognizing that the world is but an illusion, does not act as if it is real, so he escapes the suffering."|
-Gautama Buddha, The Theory of Mind only and the Real State of Things
"Why do my eyes hurt?"|
"Because you've never used them before."
-Neo and Morpheus, The Matrix
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