Philosopher's Observation

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One use of his intelligence was when he was in the cave the first night he saw the cyclops sleep and thought take his sword and stab him in the chest, but later he realized that if he did that he and his company will be in the cave forever because of the enormous rock that close the entrance. So he wait for the dawn. The next day he thought a better plan as in the reading says: “The best plan I could think of was this. Lying by the pen, the Cyclops had a huge staff of green olive-wood, which he had cut to carry in his hand when it was seasoned. To us it looked more like the mast of some black ship of twenty oars. That was the impression which its length and thickness made on us. On this piece of timber I set to work. I cut off a length and

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