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Power Essay

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Man is born with a certain capability to know things in life such as common knowledge. He is born with the knowledge to distinguish good from bad and right from wrong. Man knows certain things other then this like what is true and untrue. This is my belief and other people who believe the rationalist thinking such as Descartes. A man already has an innate sense of the beings and things around which means that man has common knowledge.
Human’s minds are very similar and drastically different when it really comes down to it. Certain people perceive things differently then others do and may have different thoughts on a certain subject. One thing that remains true however is that ...view middle of the document...

People are able to associate with other people at a start as if they know everything about them. Humans have certain compassion for those who are in their lives and for those that they are only meeting for the first time. Part of the reason being is that people are made for one another. People rely on those around them to be able to help them in their daily lives. We would not be able to survive and flourish as a race if it were not for those who surround us in our everyday lives. Because there are just certain things in life that one cannot even begin to deny is true. One cannot deny the fact he exists even if he tries to deceive himself. As Descartes says, “He can never cause me to be nothing, as long as I am something.”(Descartes 46) So as much as we would like to think that this world around is may be all dreams, nether the less it is as real as we can touch and feel it. Even if we are unsure of exactly who and what we are and what are purposes are we still must be able to define ourselves as something more then nothing. As human beings we cannot deny the fact that we have arms and legs along with other essential body parts. Even if we continue to doubt everything and everyone...

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