The starting-point of my essay is conviction of wide-spread crisis of western civilization. The
analysis of this crisis was achieved basing on the Horkheimer's theoretical settlements which are
leading to show typical of Plato character of western culture. Basing on the example of 'solar
myth' presented by Plato in "Politeia", it is shown totalitarian and captivating human-beings paideia
model, which is being realized till the present day in the Mediterranean culture region. Dictatorial,
anti-humanistic and oppressing elements of Platonism and related to it civilization, are shown from
the G. Bataille's settlements point of view. In his project, ones are suspecting the chance of
liberation of human-being.