I didn't phrase myself properly. I think he knows when he starts talking crap, but all the worshipping leads him to believe that he really is passing on the word of god. When he's forced to admit the truth to himself, he's a broken man. I bet any of these psychos who run their own cults would pass a lie-detector test, as a measure of just how completely they believe their own lies.
What's up with this glass? Excuse me? Excuse me? This is my glass? I don't think so. My glass was full! And it was a bigger glass!