In the 1996 movie Ransom, Gary Sinise’s character chillingly recounts a key part of H. G. Wells’ The Time Machine, in which he describes a future humanity divided into Eloi and Morlocks. The Eloi live a life of safety and ease aboveground, to the point where they are ambivalent about nearly every blessing - and danger - in their lives. The Morlocks are underground dwellers who run the subterranean machinery providing the technological wonderland on the surface. And every now and again a Morlock will come to the surface and snatch an Eloi to eat.
We are becoming Eloi.Read More