"l have to listen all the way through."
Me too. I am dyslexic and use text-to-speach to help me read. I think I would still be working on the first chapter of my first book if it were not for text-to-speach.
"So what was the point of all of that?"
I thought the point was very clear. Why do you think Elizabeth Kenny (and many others) encountered so much resistance when it was plainly obvious that they were correct?
It seem the biggest problem innovative thinkers have is over coming resistance (hostility) from the establishment.