There’s a reason for this blog.
It’s all about reason. Finding reason. Finding out what peoples reasons are for doing what they do.
I’m a musician living in Stockholm, Sweden. You have no reason not to follow this blog. 🙂
Let’s look at what Wikipedia says about the word ”reason”:
”Reason is the capacity for consciously making sense of things, applying logic, for establishing and verifying facts, and changing or justifying practices, institutions, and beliefs based on new or existing information.”
The noun ”reason” means:
1. a basis or cause, as for some belief, action, fact, event, etc.:the reason for declaring war.
2. a statement presented in justification or explanation of a belief or action.
3. the mental powers concerned with forming conclusions, judgments or inferences.
4. sound judgment; good sense.
5. normal or sound powers of mind; sanity.
The verb ”reason” means:
1. to think or argue in a logical manner.
2. to form conclusions, judgments, or inferences from facts or premises.
3. to urge reasons which should determine belief or action.
4. to think through logically, as a problem (often followed by out ).
5. to conclude or infer.
6. to convince, persuade, etc., by reasoning.
7. to support with reasons.
There are some idioms:
1. bring (someone) to reason, to induce a change of opinion in (someone) through presentation of arguments; convince: The mother tried to bring her rebellious daughter to reason.
2. by reason of, on account of; because of: He was consulted about the problem by reason of his long experience.
3. in / within reason, in accord with reason; justifiable; proper: She tried to keep her demands in reason.
4. stand to reason, to be clear, obvious, or logical: With such an upbringing it stands to reason that the child will be spoiled.
5. with reason, with justification; properly: The government is concerned about the latest crisis, and with reason.