And the authoritarian clericalists of the post-Vatican II Church who imposed their edicts upon rank and file Catholics in the most pre-Vatican II authoritarian way to triumphalistically bring about on their own merits the “new springtime” for the Church really thought and think this is the way.
We all know doing the same thing over and over again and thinking there will be a different and better result is madness or insanity, what the Church has experienced in the last 55 years and continues to experience in a renewed springtime today:
Before, old, greasy, grimy and black moldy:
After new and improved:
INCREDIBLE HUBRIS AND ICONOCLASM!