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This cult of intelligence forgets that some problem can only be solved by a change of heart

This cult of intelligence forgets that some problem can only be solved by a change of heart This cult of intelligence forgets that some problem can only be solved by a change of heart
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This cult of "intelligence" centers on the idea that human cleverness is the supreme value . . . [but] all around us, we can see people trying to solve by logical argument or by the acquiring of information, problems that can only be dealt with by a change of heart—a change of attitude and new policy and direction. But this is the last thing we try . . . in contemporary culture, the passionate, quasi-religious exaltation of our pure cognitive faculties is surely a defense mechanism against this awkward fact.

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