I always like to think he looked at each of those in front and wrote their chief sin on the ground in front of them.
Whether one believes or not -- it is a very serious point about words and manner taking center when dealing with violence.
i thought most of them were illiterate so they would have stop and scratched their heads and said "Huh??"
i kinda preferred "superior fire power" when taking center. it really is a model for peace and harmony.