away everything that’s the slightest bit questionable, we’ll only be left with truths that are certain.
There are many reasons to question the reliability of the senses as skeptics since ancient Greece have noted. For example, we regularly experience sensory illusions when things at a distant appear much smaller than they really are such as the stars on the sky. Since we can get used to sensory illusions and trust our senses for more important things, Descartes argues that it is not a very big obstacle even though this is obviously a problem. Skeptics of the past have also suggested that the reliability of my senses is undermined when I consider the possibility of whether or not I’m dreaming. I look at the car in front of me and my senses