The matter of what wmou will or will not take for authority is of no importance overall. Many souls in the past have refused to accept the Church's authority. It's human nature not to wish yourself corrected or denounced for sin.
You are still a sheep; not a shepherd. In Christ's order of things; your nonsense is what a lost sheep knows: To escape into a spiritual wilderness, free of your shepherd. There you'll only find spiritual decline and enemies. They will dine on your flesh.
Jesus said they were ravening wolves; scattering the flock.