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Plato's World of Forms and Its Flaw

Summary: Plato's theory of the world of forms explains that there is a timeless and flawless world, which contains ideas instead of matter. There is a problem with that argument, in that the world of forms cannot be timeless and flawless if human births continue to take place.
The Platonic theory of forms is very questionable as it states there is a flawless and timeless world, yet this world has a flaw at some point in time, which is known as our birth. Plato's theory states that the world of forms is flawless, yet the human soul keeps falling from it into a contaminated state. Furthermore, the world of forms cannot possibly be timeless if humans still continue to be born (the human soul keeps being brought down into the world of matter and time).

Plato's theory of the world of forms explains that there is a timeless and flawless world, which contains ideas instead of matter. These ideas can only be seen in the mind's eye, as they are not objects of the physical world. Plato basically states that there is one main idea for every type of physical object...

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