"I think, therefore I am" is a Whole Thought as it is beyond skeptical doubt. Rene Descartes( Ren-ay, Day-kart ) b. March 31, 1596, d. February 11, 1650 the 17th century French Mathematician and Father of Modern Philosophy advanced a Philosophy based on certitude. Whole Dude is a Whole Person who will think for himself to formulate his opinion after verification using the Cartesian Principle.

French philosopher, Rene Descartes adopted the strategy of withholding his belief from anything that was not entirely certain and indubitable. He proposed a method for guaranteeing knowledge and devised a method of inquiry for reaching the truth. He argued that in order to provide a secure foundation for knowledge it is necessary to discover clear and distinct ideas that could not be doubted and could serve as a basis for deriving further truths. He stressed that a world of metaphysical truths that could be discovered by reason. He had subjected his beliefs to a series of skeptical hypotheses. As per his conclusion, “I think, therefore I am,” ( Cogito, ergo sum ) is beyond skeptical doubt. He had invoked skepticism only as a means of reaching certainty. Whole Dude or Whole Person has the ability to think for himself and formulate his own opinion which he subjects to verification using the Cartesian Philosophy. Dr. William James in his book, The Principles of Psychology has said, “True ideas are those we can assimilate, validate, corroborate, and verify.”

I say, “Hey Dude, let us verify this statement, ‘I think, therefore I am’ and what do you want to say???

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Whole Man - Whole Theory: I intentionally combined the words Whole and Dude to describe the Unity of Body, Mind, and Soul to establish the singularity called Man.

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