Piobaire, why do you have this chip on your shoulder? If you think he is deluded, let him be. I don't, but there are others who can learn from him.
Unloveable as he may be at times, there is actually an overarching theme to his choices - which he has explained multiple times.
Just because you can't or won't understand his POV doesn't invalidate it.
The last few pages remind me of the tonal vs atonal debate - yeah there are those who feel that music should sound...