Humphry - "...It seems they are helplessly driven by a unconscious self hatred to deny the real conditions the Corporation is facing..."
It's not self-hatred.
It's a complete inability to accept (consciously, anyway) that the Watchtower Society's inherent rightness, divine backing, and destiny aren't real...
...i.e. that they're not actually "God's Earthly Organization".
Humphry - "...Expect more and more blunders..."
Oh, hell yes.