It's not the end of the world.
Productions like 'Game of Thrones', 'Pillars of the Earth', 'Braveheart', and various Robin Hood interpretations all perpetuate many myths about the misunderstood Medieval era.
Thomas Edison, the "Wizard of Menlo Park," revolutionized the human race. Today, Elon Musk is seeking to do the same through his inventions.
Established brands are still better than the many "craft" whiskeys popping up around the United States, but the little guys are catching up.