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It’s important to recognize that none of the people on Goodell’s staff had any special experience or magical discernment.
Since men were given the roles of politician and war-maker, it was equally convenient to believe that biology predisposed them to discernment and bravery.
I felt I was in the presence of a strong, natural man, gifted with great discernment and ability but full also of human kindness.
It is the implication that there is a spiritual discernment which is distinct from mental discernment.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
When a man talks about "spiritual discernment," he makes a tacit assertion which ought not to be allowed to pass unchallenged.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
The faculty of reason, then, has excelled this boasted faculty of spiritual discernment in its own religious sphere.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
It may be an idle fancy, but if that string is not a woven strand from some womans crowning glory, then I have no discernment.
THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
All was distributed by the young woman with as much discretion as discernment, and all was suitable to the needs of each.
Of course, being a gentleman of discernment, he sometimes chose to stay where he was, and enjoy his walk.
He offered the treasury to Pitt, who with admirable discernment saw that his time was not yet come, and refused it.

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