Brave New World

What does the director mean when he says that "particulars, as everyone knows, makes for virtue and happiness; generalities are intellectually necessary evils"?

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Really this is referring to the world state as having the power to control. The Director's statement reflects Mustapha's later point that thinking about life on a deeper level is a danger to society. "Big" thoughts lead to loyalties that are counter to the World State's interests.