Died: February 11, 1650, Stockholm, Sweden
René Descartes was a French philosopher, mathematician, and scientist.
Self-taught, the autodidactic suspend disbelieve in favour of future knowledge. Hardly a negation of sorts, the utility of the skeptic razor is to sharpen the intellect, harness the emotive centers and move towards a place of homeostasis.
Oh my God, Pascal's romantic tendencies towards this man-made embodiment figure are vile drivel, let's call a spade a spade and Jesus the fictional phenomenon that he was made to be.