Scientism is the idea that science is the ultimate path to knowledge and wisdom — the only sure path — and that the spiritual realm is a mirage.
This essay has argued that Lewis was prophetic as regards the advent of techniques powerful enough to bring about the effects he feared.
The vision of technologically enhanced posthumanity arises out of a synthesis of scientific culture’s most robust mythologies.
The book would go on to spark the beginning of the modern intelligent design movement.
The scientific culture of the 19th and early 20th century produced three great wizards — Charles Darwin, Karl Marx, and Sigmund Freud.