I learned in graduate school that "knowledge is power" is at best, in fact, not correct!
Knowledge is "potential" power depending upon how it is applied (...
What really captures my attention as an adult though is the truth of the movie "forbidden knowledge" and how relevant this will be when we do (if ever) come into contact with an advanced (alien) civilization far more developed than we ourselves are presently.
Advanced technology and responsibility seem go hand in hand.
When Adams and his crew are sent to investigate the silence from a planet inhabited by scientists, he finds all but two have died. Morbius and his daughter Altaira have somehow survived a hideous monster which roams the planet.