Jump to the conclusion that their IQ has risen?
Miss the fact that most or all of their followers are pale imitations of them?
Claim to have discovered something crucial all other sages overlooked?
Rarely cooperate with one another?
Conclude that by solving one big problem they've solved all big problems?
What does it all mean?
Humans are hairless apes. Our cousins are still throwing shit at each other. And in a way, so are we.