"Cave Principle" as written by and Kai Hansen....
I crawl across the floor never see the light
Only shadows on the wall
Somebody said there is reality behind
But I'm afraid to turn and fall, ohh

Set me free for eternity

And now they talk about my destiny again
I hear their footsteps in the dark
But then again there was the silence and the pain
Ooh, Lord that made me feel so lost

Help me, get out of here
Save me, my world's an illusion

I'm still inside the cave imprisoned in the line
And silhouettes on the wall
I have to turn around to see what's goin' on
'Cause what I saw was never all

Just a move is the solution
It's not enough to stand and stare
Leave the cave and find the reason
For the cross you have to bear

Never, never
Never return to a place your born
Never, never
Never return to the place you're born
Never, never
Never return to the place you're born

Never, never
We will never, we will never return to the principle
Never, never
We will never, we will never return to the principle
Never, never
We will never, we will never return to the principle
Never, never
We will never, we will never return to the principle



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"The Cave Principle" as written by Kai Hansen

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    Song MeaningEven though the lyrics are not here, some of you may come here for the meaning.

    This song is about Plato's allegory of the Cave. In the allegory, Plato describes people born as prisoners chained in a cave, unable to turn their heads. All they can see is the wall of the cave. Behind them burns a fire. Between the fire and the prisoners there is a parapet, along which puppeteers can walk. The puppeteers, who are behind the prisoners, hold up puppets that cast shadows on the wall of the cave. The prisoners are unable to see these puppets, the real objects, that pass behind them. What the prisoners see and hear are shadows and echoes cast by objects that they do not see. Such prisoners would mistake appearance for reality. Then according to Plato, one of the men breaks the chains and manages to get out of the cave and sees the light of day and real objects for the first time. His duty is to go back to the cave and release all others from their shackles. Some people will follow him, but some are convinced that the shadows on the cave are the real life and they will be hard to be persuaded to abandon their enslaved life. The chained people are all of us, believing in false ideals and living in a corrupted society. The man who broke the chains is the Philosopher, who sees the truth of life and its true forms and tries to awaken the rest of the people. In this case, it could be the artist, trying to awaken and stimulate people with his music.
    LaraCrofton May 26, 2012   Link

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