Yup, it's the consciousness soul.
For me, Don Henley's voice brings people to strait to a genuine North American 'home' experience = personal.
And as for material for satire through image, North America of this day can furnish an abundance.
The consciousness soul is moving forward - out in the open, that's for sure. And the lessons are being paid for through either witnessing or directly experiencing very real suffering - always in a context of chaos.
It's not any different from what Steiner predicted, I don't think :