Our guide Pedro has never seen snow, except on TV. If he had grown up in Belize two centuries ago, the idea that there was such a thing as snow would never have occurred to him.
I keep thinking of the goldfish in the fishbowl: all it knows is water.
All of which is to say, if you believe only that which is available to you through your senses (as in the scientific method), you could well be missing something.
Maybe I don’t need a spoon-bending workshop after all.