“Just because something has ‘dark’ in its name doesn’t make it evil,” Ostrander said. “Is dark chocolate evil? Anyway, you’re getting off-topic. The point is not who this [Dark Lord] is.” He motioned again to the demonic statue. “The point is that it’s our job as scientists to keep manipulating the universe into becoming more complex, but still seemingly coherent enough to keep ourselves employed revealing these ‘truths’ to the world.”
It’s disturbing what scientists are willing to do for funding. Read the short story.