What does " the art " mean?
However, they shared the same patrician background, the same vision of an orderly, peaceful world so powerfully articulated by Woodrow Wilson, and the same respect for the reality of national power and the art of its use.
- Mark IXLv 74 weeks agoFavorite Answer
Basically what they're saying is that both the subject and Wilson understood how to use the power of the US. It might involve diplomacy, sending a battle fleet into a certain area or a full out invasion. The art is determining what will achieve the desired result without wasting resources.
- Anonymous4 weeks ago
"The art" of using national power involves creating effective relationships and executing policies with imagination and skill.
- wind_updollLv 74 weeks ago
In this case it means acknowledging how capable they were in understanding the components of how their respect and awareness of national power could best serve the nation if employed properly.
- RPLv 74 weeks ago
In this sense, art refers to a talent that exhibits unusual care and attentiveness to its use or application, similar to the work of an artist or creator of art.