Elder magicians, priests, owners … jockey so that their institution will substitute in the public mind for some natural force: The church speaks for God: till God can’t speak except through the church: government substitutes for order, schools monopolize learning (license skills, without being at all honest or competent about it) …
Thus, if God does send a messenger, the story of Jesus already tells his fate.
If nature does send a messenger, the story of Galileo already tells his fate.
And if social pressures form a Thoreau, his name will be buried alive at Harvard.
I’ve been saying, prevented from communicating, for half a century, humans, dumb Irishmen that we are, have accepted monoculture, succumbed to the god-cartels.
This, typical, is just a place marker, the slap of a glove: the fight will follow in time.
2012 07 05 I haven’t added a word since then, except everywhere: it’s long been my main topic. But the officially deaf public can’t hear.