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PENSES & Blaise Pascal

Summary: Blaise Pascal's & Pensees
     Pensées written by Blaise Pascal is an interesting piece of work, both philosophically and literally, to read.  To better understand the reasoning behind the why's and what's of the various reflections regarding Christianity and theology, the development of Pascal's life needs to be briefly looked at.  Pascal was born into an educated and wealthy family on June 19, 1623.  His father, Étienne, a trained lawyer, held the post of President of the Court of Aids at Claremont and his dutiful mother, Antoinette Bégon, died in 1626, leaving the three children to be cared for by their father.  Étienne sold the work post in 1631, moved to Paris and began educating Blaise using a method, which "was to keep the child always in advance of his work."  Blaise was first taught to think for himself motivated by the observations, questions...

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