Despite some notable exceptions, especially C.S. Lewis’s Space Trilogy, “modern day atheism is becoming more and more indistinguishable from the occult, and science fiction is a part of that,” Keas tells us.
And who are the gods of the new occult – they are space aliens? That atheism has learnt to take the creation story to the skies, believing that we are the sons of aliens.
George Herbert Wells was probably the one who brought Scientism into literature.