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Unformatted text preview: Descartes can think what he wants and do what he wants. These faculties are not deceiving, which poses the question of how error is possible. Error is a lack of judgment, and so, it is a result of a lack of knowledge. Therefore will can be extended past intellect. This causes us to make a judgment based on a weak, flawed idea, which is a result of error. From here, Descartes begins to wonder why God would allow us to have a lack of knowledge. Descartes is able to assume that we cant understand the meaning to the answer to this question because we are not as perfect as God is. Based on this information, Descartes is able to come up with a theory that we are meant to be imperfect in order to be a part of a perfect thing. We may just be one part of Gods plan for perfectness....
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- Spring '08