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Are we living?...

Descartes said “I think, therefore I am” (cogito, ergo sum), but he was too rough in his statement. Because we can be thinking in a bath of useless thoughts, wrong thoughts and without being able to get rid of them. That is not living.


René Descartes Remembered

A well put together homage to Descartes, the father or modern philosophy.

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