But Greek morals, ethics, and philosophy presently advanced far beyond the god concept, and this imbalance between intellectual and spiritual growth was as hazardous to Greece as it had proved to be in India.  The religionin Greece as a personal experience failed to keep pace with the intellectual probings into the nature and reality of the cosmos. 
A sense of proportion is also concerned in the exercise of virtue because evil may be perpetrated when the lesser is chosen in the place of the greater as a result of distortion or deception.  There is a greatest spiritual growth when physical, mental, and spiritual powers are in balance.  Mathematic logic, mind-reason, and spirit-faith may be unified and co-ordinated in personality development.