Unity and Diversity
ANGUS had spent much of his life producing tiny crops of self-satisfaction within a rather narrow garden. As time went on the returns seemed less rewarding and his work a little sterile. He had exhausted the fertility of his intellectual soil and at the same time let the larger acreage of his spirit lie uncultivated. It was late in life to attempt drastic changes, but he set out to plow more widely and more deeply, and to try to sweeten his earth with greater understanding, not of methods but of men.
It was apparent to Angus that his need for orientation was even greater than he had realized. He must have a few years in which by independent work and thought he could learn how to live more happily with himself and others. He did not try to solve his problem by becoming a recluse, for, even if he would, he could not escape the associations of earlier years or his interest in people and affairs. Besides, he could not think in a social vacuum, and to orient himself he had to understand how society was oriented. He would observe and then perhaps