Mr. Bowyer criticizes Beck's "depth perception", not that he is wrong. Rather, he, indirectly, admits that Beck is right. Now let me ask, when would you like to know the future? When it hits you in the face, as, apparently, Mr. Bowyer would prefer, or in advance, when there is time to do something about it?
It would seem that, on the one hand, Bowyer is a realist, recognizing Beck's accurate identification of events and their results. However, he also seems to like being part of the cocktail circuit that looks down their nose at Beck. "How could his predictions not be happening at this very moment, just as the vortex sucks us down the drain."
The sophisticats are sooooo sophisticated.