power to reason

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"Then, with the development of perceptions came a comparison of them; judgments were reached and compared, and thus reason and the power to reason were born upon Barsoom.
USPTO Director Iancu stated, When we humans harness that most unique of human qualitiesthe power to reason, to work together, to invent, to createwe are capable of the most remarkable things.
16 -- History is replete with stories of horrific crimes that has only served to be strong a reminder of the fact that the animal ancestry of human beings is evident even now after the process of evolution has been so complete so as to give human species a distinct edge over the other living organisms in that they are blessed with intelligence, the power to reason and to differentiate between what is right and wrong.
What the author means is that emotional maturity gives one the power to reason; and reason gives you the power to see through the good and the bad.
Perhaps the Doobie Brothers expressed the inherent dangers the best: "What a fool believes he sees, no wise man has the power to reason away."
Moniem introduced HRH Prince Khalid AlFaisal who said: "Your esteemed conference is launched today under the title of "Citizens and Government: A Future Vision", and this very title is today's and tomorrow's dilemma due to various international changes." HRH added: "God endowed the human race with the power to reason, enlightened humans, and entrusted this earth into their hands.
Yet, blessed by a sense of compassion and the power to reason,
Fascinating because we have mistakenly conditioned ourselves into thinking that our species is the only one with the power to reason. Not quite correct.
Judicial functions, as we have evolved them, can be discharged only in that kind of society which is willing to submit its conflits to adjudication and to subordinate power to reason. The future of the Court may depend more upon the competence of the executive and legislative branches of government to solve their problems adequately and in time than upon the merit which is its own.