In the most recent episode of Arrow, Cayden James, the show’s current main antagonist, tells his followers:
The Presocratic philosopher Thales of Miletus, known as the father of science, believed that for any event there was a natural cause, even if we couldn’t see it; and he thought that with perfect knowledge, man could control anything – everything.
Um … citation needed?
These claims about Thales won’t hold water.
A D’oh! lbach moment.
Physics-literate TV viewers have had to roll their eyes at “technobabble” for years now. I suppose, “philosobabble” was the logical next step.