The synthesis of emotional and intellectual intelligence is what makes a certain kind of loving spiritual genius.
What is meant by intellectual intelligence and emotional intelligence? It's the same as the primordial unity between logos and being, and speaking and listening.
Although what one may think is cruelty is a higher compassion in disguise. If you are on a high mountain you see far into the horizon, as far as can the seeing eye. If you are not on a high mountain, then you cannot grasp the insight given to you. From love you come down.