I don't see why all the technological progress should not be the same or even greater in total absence of all the untestable in principle concepts like singularities, black holes, big bunks, crunches and rips.
An argument from self-knowing is not a valid argument. 70 years of scientific advancement has passed you by.
As I said: "you are beyond help".
"There is no great invention, from fire to flying, which has not been hailed as an insult to some god." J. B. S. Haldane