So what's this? A Pope who perfectly regurgitates all the banal opinions of the world? Wasn't that the theme of the guy played by Peter Sellars in the 1979 film "Being There"? He was the gardener who did nothing but watch TV, then echoed the platitudes he heard on TV when people came to interview him after the death of his master, and everyone thought he was a genius. Just like Pope Bergoglio.
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"What is the first business of philosophy? To part with self-conceit. ...It is impossible for anyone to begin to learn what he thinks he already knows." -- Epictetus (c. 100 A.D.)