"The Earth shall appear once more as the primeval ocean, as the flood of waters that was in the beginning. I am that which shall remain, after I have changed myself into a serpent, which no man knoweth, which no God seeth."
The scientist is the modern-day priest speaking technical gibberish, enshrouded in cinematic smoke and mirrors, baffling you with bullshit and throwing dust in your eyes so that you don’t see the emperor wears no clothes. All of our gadgets are crutches, and with respect to knowledge, we are cripples. We may know more and more, but about less and less.