The pusher-man pronounces sentence from the high and lofty elite gates purchased on the backs of the so-called "lower classes." After all, in their minds we are all too stupid to do the right things for ourselves, The oligarchs must save us from ourselves. Or rather, save themselves from us. They attend galas and birthday parties without protection, except from us. Do we suppose that the folks in those gated communities of wealth and power -- the glitzy diva-gods and goddesses are ascended avatars & more virtuous than the deplorable stupids that grovel on the ghetto middle-earth streets? Are they correct? When Captain Cook discovered the Big Island of Hawaii, the Polynesians assumed he was a god. They brought him treasures and worshiped him until they saw the Captain eat a banana which caused them to whisper among themselves because "the gods don't eat bananas." X marks the spot near Kona where Cook died a very human death.
Of Gods and Humans