Conscious Volition

Yoritomo-Tashi, “What is it?” Common Sense, (New York: Funk & Wagnalis Company, 1915), p.21:

To reason about a thing is to dissect it, to examine it from every point to view before adopting it, before deferring to it, or before rejecting it; in one word, to reason about a thing is to act with conscious volition, which is one of the phases essential to the conquest of common sense.

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