My answer to that begins in the past, in the time of William Shakespeare.
A system begins to be formed, and the secular arm supports empire the decrees of the Church.
"Now the fun begins," thought Anatole, sitting down with a smile beside the old prince.
The theory of the transference of the collective will of the people to historic persons may perhaps explain much in the domain of jurisprudence and be essential for its purposes, but in its application to history, as soon as revolutions, conquests, or civil wars occur--that is, as soon as history begins--that theory explains nothing.
After the testing is over, the hard part begins; weighing and recording my compilations and comparing them to past exposure levels.