“They’re objectively better than us. Every Gem has their strengths and weaknesses, but not them. They’re absolutely, totally, completely flawless beings! Especially my Diamond: Yellow Diamond. The most perfect, the most reasonable, rational, efficient decider to ever exist in the universe!”
Yeah, I’m betting this is a load of horse manure. Something told to keep the caste system in check, to ensure every Gem believes wholly and fully that Gem leadership is infallible.
If YD is truly as flawless a mind as Peridot says, then there’s no way that the Rebellion could have won.
And don’t think I’m not also noticing Peridot here: As we’ve seen over the last few episodes, Peridot is a rational, logical thinker. Perhaps it is true that Diamonds are special in certain ways, and perhaps the Gems that fall under each Diamond’s “court” relate to what the each Diamond excels at.
If Yellow Diamond is a reasonable, rational, efficient decider, then so too would her Peridot be. And if Peridot is logical, then she loves Yellow Diamond for also being logical. It’s a feedback loop that keeps Gems subservient to the Diamonds. Gems literally are made to serve.