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The mature intellect is rational, logical, reasonable, objective, realistic and inviolate.
Intellect Related Definitions
Rational adj: - Able, mentally and emotionally, to apprehend, evaluate, and cull the facts, and then arrange and align them into significant, useful, legitimate information.
Logical adj: - Able to marshal the information so that it implies and supports appropriate positions and conclusions.
Reasonable adj: - Reason incorporates rationality and logic but also brings purpose and values into the process, and so that the rational and logical processes are not distorted by relevant omissions and irrelevant inclusions to serve some unworthy agenda other than a pursuit of the truth and goodness. Ultimately, reason operates within the proper paradigm, one that supports and delivers the best possible outcome, the highest level of human fulfillment, morale, and happiness.
Object n: Anything that can be apprehended, perceived or known by the mind, more especially a physical object.
Object vt: To oppose, to enter a protest, to be against
Objective adj: determined by and emphasizing the features and characteristics of the thing dealt with, rather than the thoughts, feeling, belief, etc., of the artist, speaker or writer. Closely related to rational. To be objective often means to be opposed to the usual or common thoughts, feelings and beliefs of the intellectually disengaged.