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In the first picture, in relation to Descartes, I view him as a student. He is known for having an important connection between geometry and algebra. In addition to that, he asserts that "just as one can plan and build one's own house, one can plan and administer one's education". Descartes school actually made him feel dumber, he once stated in his work Discourse on the Method that upon leaving school he found himself involved in so many doubts and errors, that he was convinced that he had advanced no farther in all his attempts at learning, than the discovery at every turn of his own ignorance. For the second picture, On May 15, 1942, 100 French Francs (France currency) Descartes banknote was created and was put into circulation from July 21, 1944. It was issued replacing the former 100 Francs Sully that was later on replaced by the 100 Francs Jeune Paysan or the "Young Farmers". The banknote belongs to the series of notes "famous people", printed from May 1942 to December 1944 and withdrawn from circulation as legal tender on June 4, 1945. At first, it was decided that the banknote should bear the portrait of Marshall Marquis de Vauban to symbolize the peace and strength of the French military defense, but after a disaster happened on the Maginot Line, it led to the decision to replace the Marshal by Descartes at the last moment. For the third picture, Descartes, like many rationalists, believed in the strength of intrinsic ideas. Descartes advanced the notion of inherent knowledge, claiming that all individuals were born with knowledge from God's greater authority. For the fourth picture, Descartes was not an early riser. He frequently slept for 12 hours a night, from midnight till lunchtime. In reality, he worked from his bed. (Sleep, he correctly observed, was a period of "brain replenishment.") However, according to the journal Historical Neuroscience, he may have had a sleep problem that contributed to his death. Descartes had relocated to Stockholm a year before his death to educate Queen Christina, a passionate early-riser who pushed Descartes to modify his sleep deprivation, which weakened his immune system and finally killed him. For the last picture, Back in the late 1630s, theologian Gisbert Voetius persuaded the University of Utrecht's academic senate to reject the philosopher's work. (Descartes was a Catholic, but his idea that the cosmos originated as a "chaotic soup of particles in motion," as Hatfield put it, ran counter to traditional theology.) His writings were put on the church's Index of Prohibited Books in the 1660s.

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