Knowledge, reasoning and Learning
Knowledge, both of self and of the outside world, is key to anything we do that could be considered intelligent. Reasoning is what we do with knowledge and learning is what happens when our knowledge changes, hopefully for the better.
Discussion of the capability in individuals
Discussion of the capability in society
How it currently works
At the basic level, society begins to learn at an early age from the family dynamic. As children we begin to learn about the world around us from observing the world that surround us.