Examples Of Cogito Ergo Sum By Rene Descartes

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We are all unique in our own way, to know our essence is to live life. We do not know our essence, once we are born, only God knows everything about us even before we are born. We have essence, but we do not know it with initial knowledge. It is tricky, but it is true. A person eats, sleeps, plays, writes, excretes, breathes, runs, walks, stands, and sits, we know this but this is not what defines all of our essence. The essence and existence of us are when we are ready to commit good to other people, when we are ready to commit sins for the sake of loyalty, when we do not stay in our comfort zone and approach people in a way that we become friendly, and when we do not seek for perfection, but accept imperfection and work towards near perfection, …show more content…
That is not true for me. When a person lives, it is when he/she does not worry about something far from your own concerns, it is when he/she loves to live a life helping others, but not all the time, sometimes being selfish and still ask for forgiveness. These are simple things that make us a living human being. There is a saying “Cogito Ergo Sum” by Rene Descartes, which means “I think therefore I am”, it is true but life is not always about thinking. Sometimes overthinking leads to a person to do indecisive actions such as committing crimes, or even suicide, which dilutes the meaning of the saying. For me, existing as a human person is simply just living life like a normal person, because that is what the society demands us to do as of now, if you do anything differently then you will be judged and criticized which is not a good sign because, again, it could lead to indecisive …show more content…
He said (translated to English) “I did not create the Jinn and mankind for anything except to worship me” At first it might sound selfish to people, but Allah created us (Muslims) to worship him 5 times a day not only for Him but also for our own good, worshipping him may give us many gifts in life and open many doors of opportunities for us. Our purpose though is not only to worship, but also to test us, Allah said “He who created life and death is to test you of who is best in deed…” It says that our life is a test for us, to follow his rules, to follow his religious laws, and ‘commandments’ for in death He will be the one to judge us to whether we have passed His test or not. Allah also has stated in the Qur’an how he wanted to be worshipped, not only through prayer but also living a good life, we can live a perfectly normal life like the other people of other religions, but we always must remember when the time is for prayer and when it is time to attend to our religious duties. Not all follow the worshipping of 5 times a day, but at least a Muslim must perform Hajj once in his life to compensate

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