Thought is quite independent of matter and vice versa, material processes are also quite independent of thought. So he divided God’s creation in half? Exactly. Frida Kahlo Salvador Dali Van Gogh starry night poster. We say that Descartes is a dualistic, that is, he puts a clear boundary between the reality of thinking and the extended reality. For example, only human beings have consciousness, animals belong entirely to open reality. Their life and movement are done in a completely mechanical way. Descartes sees an animal as a complicated automatic machine. With regard to the extended reality, he completely agrees with the mechanical world just like the materialists.