Gordon Tseng

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Descartes Poem by Gordon Tseng


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At the limit of human intellect, he stood shivering on the brink.
Is there anything absolutely certain that can make skepticism sink?
Without any possibility of doubts, it's sure that I am because I think.
Between knowledge and reason, he found the unbreakable link.


-from GOD BLESS NOT ONLY AMERICA

Submitted: Thursday, March 01, 2012
Edited: Tuesday, September 04, 2012

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  • Gold Star - 12,043 Points Kim Barney (2/18/2015 7:52:00 PM)

    Of course you know that Descartes was famous for saying:
    I think, therefore I am.
    Well, did you ever hear how Descartes met his end?
    A friend of his came up to him one day and asked,
    Say, Old Chap, do you think I'm good looking?
    Descartes replied: I think not.
    and POOF! he disappeared just like that! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 8 Points Besa Dede (3/13/2012 6:30:00 PM)

    Beautiful poem Gordon! Thank you for sharing (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 26 Points Ekaterina M. Polischuk (3/5/2012 1:18:00 PM)

    nice writing)))) i like it (Report) Reply

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