An extremely bright and influential professor ... reminded us that the most brilliant quantuum physicists understood that the forces holding together our atomic building blocks could not be explained as the same forces that held together our universe.
We're talking about audio fer chrissake, not particle physics! Everything that matters with audio has been fully understood for more than 60 years. Just because some people here don't understand it doesn't mean that nobody understands it!
What it means is if even the greatest physicists and philosophers can accept fallibility and humility in themselves and their concepts, then so too might room treatment salesmen. Maybe.