6 JUNE 1914, Page 15

[To THE Elmo). or rim "SpaerAroa." J

Sra,—Perhaps my letter in your last issue was not quite clearly expressed. In the case you submit the transaction is obviously a bet, each participant acting without knowledge. My point was, must not an action of which the essential con- dition is ignorance be opposed to a high human ideal, and therefore be in itself what we call immoral? In the same way a lie is always immoral because it is opposed to another high