[6/6] Usul al-Kafi: Abu Abdillah al-Asimi from Ali b. al-Hasan from Ali b. Asbat from al-Hasan b. al-Jahm from Abi al-Hasan al-Ridha عليه السلام. He (al-Asimi) said: Our companions (the Shias) and intellect were mentioned in his presence, so he عليه السلام said: consideration is not given to a man of religion who has no intellect. I said: may I be made your ransom, from those who claim this affair (Wilaya) there are some who do mean well but do not have that level of intellect, so he said: such people are not the ones addressed by Allāh, verily Allāh created the intellect and said to it: draw near, so it drew near, and said to it: turn back, so it turned back, then He said: by my power and majesty I have not created a thing better than you or more beloved to me than you, by you do I take and by you do I give.

[6/6] اصول الكافي: أبوعبدالله العاصمي، عن علي بن الحسن، عن علي بن أسباط، عن الحسن ابن الجهم، عن أبي الحسن الرضا عليه السلام قال: ذكر عنده أصحابنا وذكر العقل قال: فقال عليه السلام: لا يعبأ بأهل الدين ممن لا عقل له، قلت: جعلت فداك إن ممن يصف هذا الامر قوما لا بأس بهم عندنا وليست لهم تلك العقول فقال: ليس هؤلاء ممن خاطب الله إن الله خلق العقل فقال له: اقبل فاقبل وقال له: أدبر فأدبر، فقال: وعزتي وجلالي ما خلقت شيئا أحسن منك أو احب إلي منك، بك آخذ وبك اعطي