Do You Know That You Will Die?

Gaining a sense of urgency from death.

There were three ways that the French philosopher René Descartes doubted he could trust his senses. Firstly, he thought when optical illusions fool our eyes it should remind us that our senses are not perfect. He thought it showed that our eyes are not showing us the whole picture. How can we trust our senses without question when they can be misled so easily?

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