The Origin of Writers, by Catie Lazarus

The French philosopher René Descartes is credited for whittling down what it means to be human to its barest essential—the ability to think. Word on the path was that Descartes felt more proud of discovering how much better potatoes taste fried than boiled. But centuries later the frog remains best known for penning the definitive catch phrase, “I think, therefore I am.”

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