Our struggle is--isn't it?--to achieve and retain faith on a lower level. to believe that there is a listener at all. for as the situation grows more and more desperate, the grisly fears intrude. are we only talking to ourselves in an empty universe? the silence is often so emphatic. and we have prayed so much already
Younger people who are being indoctrinated into the contemporary system of falsification - they really have to do some research to find out what is the truth. In the general population, people forget or don't care that much. And gradually what you hear drilled into your head everyday comes to be believed. People don't understand what you're talking about any more if you discuss the american war on south vietnam.
I am personally acquainted with hundreds of journalists, and the opinion of the majority of them would not be worth tuppence in private, but when they speak in print it is the newspaper that is talking (the pygmy scribe is not visible) and then their utterances shake the community like the thunders of prophecy.