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What would you say is his most important contribution to mankind?
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the D
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>>7841484

"I think therefore I am"
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uh, the Cartesian coordinate system? hello?
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>>7841493
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>>7841512
These were the answers I was expecting to see. What else did he do?
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>>7841520
He dissected his own dog to see if it had a soul
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>>7841520
He barbecued his dick for an hour
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>>7841520

He invented the XY coordinate field, which we still use today.
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>>7841520
made awkward comments on pornhub videos
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>>7841512
>>7841551

The coordinates are not the point. They are just a biproduct of the fact that he invented analytic geometry and modern algebra.

He, along with Francis Bacon, also basically invented the scientific method. Which is pretty important, ya know?
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>I think therefore I must give her the D
Pure genius
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>>7841484
>not the printing press
>not the internet
>not agriculture or pet domestication
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He taught us how to read maps. That's why we named them after him.
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>>7841484

We use x a lot in math because of him.
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>>7841601
Descartes didn't invent/develop any of those things.
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