Example sentences for: intellects

How can you use “intellects” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • This opens onto a broader political question of how the two parties can appeal to minority voters without constantly insulting their intellects.

  • For surely,Nothing can so disturb the passions, or Perplex the intellects of man so much,As the disruption of this union withVisible nature, separation from allThat has delighted or engaged him, a changeNot only of the place but of the mannerOf his being, an entrance into a state Not simply which he knows not, but perhapsA state he has not faculties to know."

  • In the book one reads of two competing intellects, a Bela who believes in his contributions to science and another Bela who is constantly belittling and judging his contributions.

  • Now, Culturebox may well be correct that hungry young males (or hungry old defense attorneys, or jurors of all ages and appetites) are incapable of resisting the temptation of "tout comprendre, tout pardonner ." But if so, then it is hardly a triumph for her preferred "willed culture" over the animal model; rather, it is a subtler, richer application of the evolutionary psychologists' fundamentally wise observation: that social institutions fail unless they treat humans as the instinct-driven creatures they are, and avoid pretending that they are the self-defining logical and aesthetic intellects that Culturebox would like them to be.

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