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" The inquiry leads us to that source, at once the essence of genius, of virtue, and of life, which we call Spontaneity or Instinct. We denote this primary wisdom as Intuition, whilst all later teachings are tuitions. "
The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series - Page 64
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903
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Emerson: Political Writings

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...reliance may be grounded? What is the nature and power of that science-baffling star, without parallax, without calculable elements, which shoots a ray of...whilst all later teachings are tuitions. In that deep force, the last fact behind which analysis cannot go, all things find their common origin. For, the...
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...invoked, what Emerson terms "involuntary perceptions" as well as "Spontaneity or Instinct," adding: "We denote this primary wisdom as Intuition, whilst all later teachings are tuitions" (CW2, 37).2 In writing of "perceptions," Emerson has in mind an awareness of various subject matters...
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