"Oak was an intensely humane man: indeed, his humanity often tore in pieces any politic intentions of his bordering on strategy . . . ."What goes through your mind when you meet a person like Oak in real life?
Do you experience a renewed faith in humanity?
Do you feel uncomfortable because you have a calculating and shrewd mind? Is the source of discomfort the fact that you have a calculating mind or that you use your shrewdness to drive a hard bargain with others?