it? Here the so-called humanities--philosophy, religion, history, and the arts--are important if a man is to understand himself and all that is involved in his own decisions. For decisions can be difficult, especially when the issues are not clear-cut or a conflict in loyalties is involved.
Suppose I deeply believe both in justice and in peace, and find them incompatible. How am I to choose? "It is," you say, "a matter of judgment," and I agree. But human judgment is fallible and it better be informed. Informed by what? By the intelligence. But what if that be warped or vicious? By virtue, then. But what if virtue be naïve? I suggest that we need both. Virtue alone may be futile, intelligence alone may be fatal; together they develop the discipline, the humility, and the