Considering the enormity of this crisis, no administration would be able to manage the situation without some confusion or haste.
It permits him to see everything, everywhere, “from every angle, each standing clear, without any confusion or blending.”
Into this confusion, another so-called prophet, William Edson Jessop, is making a power play.
late 13c., "overthrow, ruin," from Old French confusion (11c.) "disorder, confusion, shame," from Latin confusionem (nominative confusio) "a mingling, mixing, blending; confusion, disorder," noun of action from confundere "to pour together," also "to confuse" (see confound). Sense of "a putting to shame" (a sort of mental "overthrow") is late 14c. in English, while that of "mental perplexity" is from 1590s.
confusion con·fu·sion (kən-fyōō'zhən)
Impaired orientation with respect to time, place, or person; a disturbed mental state.