In Praise of another Virtue

After talking about courage as the worthiest of virtues it is time to praise another one of highest, probably equal rank: the ability to enter other peoples minds and hearts, to see the world with their eyes, to suffer their pains, to cherish their joys. This is a capacity essential to what people these days call “emotional intelligence”, and thus to all social behaviour and nearly everything that is good and fun.

This time I am going to let somebody else do the argument, someone far more eloquent, far more knowledgeable. Read the revered novelist, comedian, actor, director, blogger, geek Stephen Fry on the topic of Imagination.