“Res Publica” and “Res Global”: Bankruptcy and Suicidal Governance

Fabrizio Pezza

Published on: 2019-03-30


Plato: “The allegory of the cave” (Republic, VII), “Behold! Human beings living in an underground cave, which has a mouth open towards the light and reaching all along the cave; here they have been from their childhood, and have their legs and necks chained so that they cannot move, and can only see before them, being prevented by the chains from turning round their heads.