Definitions: (1) curious and deliberate in research; (2) the action or process of searching minutely for truth, facts, or principles; (3) a careful inquiry to discover the unknown in the physical or moral world either by observation and experiment or by logic and discussion

Quotes: We hold these truths to be self-evident… — Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) The Declaration of Independence, 1776

The truth never suffers from honest investigation. — Jesus of Nazareth (7 bc-30 ad) The Urantia Book (153:2.11)