After understanding a
ploy involved in a
we gain insight into the mechanics,
but lose the feeling that magic is real.
When we see how a trick or slight-of-hand works, we become
Before studying computer science,
computers seemed equally mysterious to me.
Now that I understand the underlying principles, I know that computers are not in fact magic.
However, I have a newfound appreciation,
and they seem even more magical now, only in a new and different way.
The best (non) word for this that comes to mind is:
After becoming indoctrinated into the academic realm of computer arcitecture and systems design, I became
reillusioned <-- (better word here): suddenly computers and the Universe were even more mystical to me in a way I'd never expected.
Is there a better (and real) word to capture this feeling?