What Is Descartes Idea Of God

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To begin Descartes basically argues that because he can imagine a god that he must be real. To counter this anyone can imagine a god like that of Descartes. To explain more, Descartes idea of god is completely a manmade construct that is built upon his ideas. There is a theory that every idea stems from another idea and I personally believe that is the exact case here. Even though Descartes likes to assume that this god that he constructed is one unlike others that have been constructed throughout history and that this god is without human like qualities. The simple fact is that this god that Descartes created also has human like characteristics such as being a single being, omnipotent, or any other traits that are given to him, these are manmade

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