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What is DISCERNMENT?
Discernment is the ability to recognize small details, accurately tell the difference between similar things, and make intelligent judgements by using such observations.
Where does DISCERNMENT come from?
The first records of the word discernment come from the late 1500s. Its base word, the verb discern, derives from the Latin term discernere, meaning “to separate” or “to divide,” from dis-, meaning “apart,” and cernere, “to separate.” The suffix -ment indicates a process or action: the process of discerning.
Discernment is the ability to tell things apart—to separate them, even when they appear to be very similar. People with discernment are able to make keen observations about things. Discernment is often thought to be an ability of those with wisdom or experience. It often involves making a judgment, especially about things that aren’t obvious. For example, it takes discernment to accurately judge someone’s character.
Why do we need DISCERNMENT in real life?
People like to chase celebrities, chase movies stars, and like to chase famous brands for basic necessities of life. However, economic Ponzi schemes are often carried out by some celebrities or so-called business elites. Fame and name can be very deceptive. In terms of products, there are also many examples of misrepresentation. There are so many fakes in the world today that people can hardly tell the real from the fake.