Well, if by failure you mean like Martin Luther King failed to do anything at all about racism, then yes, you are correct.
So many great touches and effects, it would take me about 5 pages to describe everything that is great about that picture.
A man can no more diminish God's glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word 'darkness' on the walls of his cell. ~C.S. Lewis