Clearly thay has written this poem assuming the position of the supreme self, and the struggles of enlightening each being to its highest purpose.
dealing with ignorance of human Nature, and burning through negative passions to evolve into enlightenment, like the journey the pirate is on.
Personally i believe that is what we are all doing. And by calling folks by the true nane, is meant their true state og being.
Deal with people accordingly, and open their doors