of Metarational awareness or insight, like intuition but more conscious and grounded in reason.
(Noesis (Greek: νόησις) comes from Greek, and means
insight, similar to intellection or intelligence.
The word "noetic" is derived from the Greek word "nous," meaning mind, intelligence or ways of knowing, There
is no exact equivalent in English.
It refers to "inner knowing," a kind
consciousness, or direct and immediate access to knowledge
beyond what is available to our normal senses or the power of reason.
It was like they
were blessed with some noetic faculty
that enabled them
to leap beyond the confines of what their senses or their research indicated, and land directly
on the heart of the dynamics of the reality they