Native English speakers, please I need your help to understand this sentence?

Hi, what does the following sentence mean to you people? "Despite the approaching storm, everything was suddenly right with the world. Or, that's what his emotions told him. His reason said something else, and the two views would not reconcile themselves." What is meant by 'reason' ? and... show more Hi, what does the following sentence mean to you people?

"Despite the approaching storm, everything was suddenly right with the world. Or, that's what his emotions told him. His reason said something else, and the two views would not reconcile themselves."

What is meant by 'reason' ? and what does it mean that the 'two views would not reconcile themselves' ?
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