Scientists describing the process of having an epiphany (1).
A long article just describing processes. Without a hint on why this is happening. This is what science is today. Shallow storytelling. Just describing what happens, rather than actually analyzing why it does. Saying a lot, but actually saying nothing.
And there are people who are fascinated by that.
It could be funny if it wasn’t so much sad.
Storytelling used to be fascinating. Science used to be fascinating. It used to have a soul. Scientists used to try to read the mind of the Creator. Now they just try to read the mind of their sponsor.
We used to have Aristotle and Newton.
Now we have Bill Nye and Neil DeGrasse Tyson.
We used to have Shakespeare and Homer.
Now we have Stephen King and Dan Brown…
Ἄνδρα μοι ἔννεπε, μοῦσα, πολύτροπον,
ὃς μάλα πολλὰ πλάγχθη…