Bernays goes as far to say that man is inherently weak and dark and should not be relied upon to ensure the safety and productivity of the world.
Did he also suggest an alternative to human-run government? 'Cause if "man" is unfit to ensure the safety and productivity of the world, that doesn't leave much choice to replace him with... Unless he meant literally males? Matriarchy might not too bad, but talk about "nanny state."