Declaring that humans must scrutinize their lives in order to live a fulfilled one isn’t agreeable to any extent.
As the story proceeds, one of the prisoners manages to escape and as he is able to escape the cave and he walks outside into the "real" world and is able to see a completely different view of the real world and this prisoner is able to see a completely different image of the outside world, different from the images that the shadows inside the cave were exposing to the prisoners.
When the escaped prisoner decides to go into the cave and attempts to explain to the other prisoners about what is really occurring in the outside world, the other prisoners decide to gain up on the "liberated" prisoner, because they were not prepared to see reality for what it really is, so they decided to chose to somewh...
De Montaigne was one of the most significant philosophers of the French Renaissance and is best known for his skepticism.
De Montaigne would’ve had an advancing degree of doubt and disagreement on Socrates’ statement that “the unexamined life is not worth living”.