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tired: Plato grasped that the material world was a mere shadow of something solid and eternal

wired: Plato's ideal forms were just as much a shadow

@kara_dreamer

inquired: Plato recognized that the concepts we place on material things to classify them are distinct from the things themselves and got the direction of cause to effect exactly backwards

@packbat ooh I like that

really the "ideal" ends up being really more like the mode of a distribution of physical objects

@kara_dreamer yeah - or, like, the prototypes people form a lot of informal definitions around

reference to Berserker from "Fate/Zero" anime Show more

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