Cogito ergo sum

Does this “cogito” necessarily imply an individual? Or could it be something along the lines of consciousness thinking and thus becoming aware of itself, thus “sum?”

That, it’s not “I” thinking but “I” being thought??


I think Descartes meant it as “I” being thought. He mentioned that consiousness, the “I” being thought, could well be the creation of an “evil genious.”

Nietzsche, for his part, mocked the idea of the “I” itself, what made Descartes think that it was an “I”, a unity? He liked the buhddist line better, namely, that the “I” is an illusion. “Cogito ergo cogito est” maybe, or just “cogito?”

I agree with Pezer, my nemesis, on this point.

Therefore it’s objectively true for all space and time…? :laughing: