Some think that math is invented. Evidence, though, points towards its discovery.
There is a classical proof of God’s existence that uses universal concepts such as mathematics, proposed most prominently by St. Augustine.
St. Thomas laid the intellectual groundwork for modern natural science — the absolute distinction between existence and essence.
Unfortunately, religion has infected science and the result is bad religion and bad science.
A focus on power, to the neglect of wisdom, is fine, as long as it is recognized that mechanical philosophy is incomplete.