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Definition of Deliberation

Deliberation

  1. The act of deliberating, or of weighing and examining the reasons for and against a choice or measure; careful consideration; mature reflection.
  2. Careful discussion and examination of the reasons for and against a measure; as, the deliberations of a legislative body or council.

Deliberation Quotations

Great effort is required to arrest decay and restore vigor. One must exercise proper deliberation, plan carefully before making a move, and be alert in guarding against relapse following a renaissance.
Horace

Contrary to the utopian rhetoric of social media enthusiasts, the Internet often makes the jump from deliberation to participation even more difficult, thwarting collective action under the heavy pressure of never-ending internal debate.
Evgeny Morozov

Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone.
Charles de Gaulle

What do we tell our children? Haste makes waste. Look before you leap. Stop and think. Don't judge a book by its cover. We believe that we are always better off gathering as much information as possible and spending as much time as possible in deliberation.
Malcolm Gladwell

The possible solutions to a given problem emerge as the leaves of a tree, each node representing a point of deliberation and decision.
Niklaus Wirth
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Deliberation Translations

deliberation in Latin is consilium, consulatio

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