Plato's cave showing humanity's preference for the image/result over the original/creator respectively. " This printed and bound book -- but the printer and the printing-office boy? The well-taken photographs -- but your wife or friend close and solid in your arms? The black ship mail'd with iron, her mighty guns in her turrets -- but the pluck of the captain and engineers? In the houses the dishes and fare and furniture -- but the host and hostess, and the look out of their eyes? "