I wonder if man has outsmarted himself. With technology continuing to improve, the world-wide web, Facebook and Twitter; tablets and exquisite cell phones, interplanetary travel, the ability of friend or foe to know where you are and what you are doing at all times, can the mark of the beast be far behind?
"Thou answeredst them, O LORD our God: thou wast a God that forgavest them, though thou tookest vengeance of their INVENTIONS" Psalms 99:8 (caps mine) "Thus they provoked him to anger with their INVENTIONS and the plague brake in upon them." Psalms 106:29 (caps mine)
"Thus were they defiled with their own works, and went a whoring with their own INVENTIONS." Psalms 106:39 (caps mine)
"Lo, this only have I found, that God hath made man upright; but they have sought out many INVENTIONS." Ecclesiastes 7:29 (caps mine)