The outmost spoken member when a starting a religion is indeed given a hard task of keeping people interested and focused. It is a brilliant plan that must succeed in order to push ahead when everything around you is forcing opposition. But then there is the written word, pressed and indented with such confidence that bemuses volleying amateurs to its authority. This indeed extends out the life of the author and with it the fire that gave him the center of attention.
There will still be world suffering and the agonizing defeat that we will never overcome it. But there ways to contain the evil. an alternative with salvation. This is not a Gospel preaching but a resolution to inform the ignorant.
All roads may have lead to Rome, but all flights come to D.C.