The doctor should be opaque to his patients and, like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.
Glamour is translucent - not transparent, not opaque.
It invites us into the world but it doesn't give us a completely clear picture.
The divisions of Perspective are 3, as used in drawing;
of these, the first includes the diminution in size of opaque objects; the second treats of the diminution and loss of outline in such opaque objects; the third, of the diminution and loss of colour at long distances.
In reality the workings of your governing system are opaque and covert, while hiding in the chattering spotlight of an ostensible transparency, even though the ultimate objective is clear.
Last Update: January, 2020