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:Sapience is reached when a being has reached human-like brain capacity. It shows that the being is able to think for itself and reach conclusions to complex problems.
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'''Sapience''' is reached when a being has reached human-like brain capacity. It shows that the being is able to think for itself and reach conclusions to complex problems.
Sapience comes from the word Sapiens or the Scientific name for humans ''Homo Sapiens''.
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==Significance in Tolkien Mythology==
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The [[Ainur]], being direct offshoots of [[Eru]]‘s thought are most certainly sapient beings of a high order. Sapience is bestowed upon all the [[Children of Ilúvatar]] by which they have the ability to govern their own lives in fulfillment of Eru's plan.
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==Background==
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Sapience comes from the word Sapiens or the scientific name for humans ''Homo Sapiens''.
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Revision as of 04:58, December 24, 2008

Sapience is reached when a being has reached human-like brain capacity. It shows that the being is able to think for itself and reach conclusions to complex problems.

Significance in Tolkien Mythology

The Ainur, being direct offshoots of Eru‘s thought are most certainly sapient beings of a high order. Sapience is bestowed upon all the Children of Ilúvatar by which they have the ability to govern their own lives in fulfillment of Eru's plan.

Background

Sapience comes from the word Sapiens or the scientific name for humans Homo Sapiens.

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