ob·scu·rant·ism \uhb-SKYOORr-uhn-tiz-uhm\

1. Opposition to the increase and spread of knowledge.
2. Deliberate obscurity or evasion of clarity.

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[ Panel 1 ]
GENTLEMAN 1: I think i found something to BELIEVE in! I will TEACH the world of OBSCURANTISM!
GENTLEMAN 2: That sir, is like a CONUNDRUM teaching perplexities to an enigma.

[ Panel 2 ]
GENTLEMAN 1: That’s quite VAGUELY phrased, and i like it! Would you like to be a disciple of my new creed?

[ Panel 3 ]
GENTLEMAN 2: You’re an idiot.