And later Jesus with wisdom and melancholy responds to Simon Zealotes: "Neither you Simon. Nor the fifty thousand. Nor the Romans, nor the Jews. Nor Judas, nor the twelve. Nor the priests, nor the scribes. Nor doomed Jerusalem itself. Understand what power is. Understand what glory is. Understand at all. Understand at all. If you knew all that I knew, my poor Jerusalem. You’d see the truth. But you close your eyes. But you close your eyes…"