Intellectualism is a form of power that must always be at the loving service of humanity, in service of the masses. The pen is mighty for it forms thoughts and ideology, it forms who we are and how we show up as a species. Thus when we channel our passions via our empathy, our deepest sense of love, we use our individual gifts for others. It is then the ego steps aside and lets true greatness enter. The difference is that between a gun used to murder and one used to save a community from monsters. When you are born with a power your commitment to do good must be total, you must "use the force" as a Jedi would.