The singlemost causal agency in all action, creation, destruction and change at all levels of existence. That component of consciousness which gives rise to all forms. The means by which the Will of God and Natural Law is manifest. The essence and source of motivation.
Intent is the plan and will to act in a particular way or choice to remain inactive.
The deliberate, purposeful and conscious motivation of an individual or individuals to achieve a particular outcome. For example, an intention to exclude or humiliate. In terms of human rights, intent to discriminate or harass does not have to be found for an act to be viewed as discrimination or harassment.