The primary objection to my end game scenario is surely going to be pragmatic. It won't work, the skeptics will say. My best response will be to point out instances where the scenario does appear to be working, and to argue how those instances can reasonably be extrapolated to complete the game. How successful has the game plan been up to this point?
In retrospect the Aquarium concept has been based on a general end game strategy. The only difference now is that this strategy has become more focussed and more concrete. My options for decisive action become increasingly narrow.
The Aquarium cosmology and eschatology was worked out about ten years ago, but the Aquarium itself did not come into being until about five years ago, when I first met R__. Now R__ and I are good buddies and all that, but let's face it, we do make strange bedfellows -- him being a spook and me the wannabe messiah. I claim that this was a match made in heaven, but that can be difficult to demonstrate.
The point is that in my five year liaison with R__, I have been doing a fair amount of squeaking, and I have not yet been replaced. The longer this continues, the less expendable I become. Based on this history, it is reasonable to suppose that I am being encouraged to squeak, that I am being trained as a public provocateur. I'm just doing my patriotic duty.
Uh oh, Smith's transponder just went dead, inbound over the Beltway. Was that an accident or on purpose? Aren't you glad that your mother warned you not to become a spook when you grew up. By the same token, my mother said it was OK to be a cosmologist and also OK to be an activist, but just don't EVER become an activist cosmologist!