You might think this is an eerie kind of fanfiction…
it is not.
Just bear with me here. Listen a little. 2,000 words.
What if the EEC, later known as the European Union, were in fact part of a long line of Empires? A chain stretching back into Ancient times? Now, every kind of society has a maximum size, and various points of failure, like a building.
The function of each of these Empires is simple – labour. Slavery in its brutal form but productivity nonetheless.
The only means by which this can operate is control. A series of levers and social ‘memes’ that keep the whole machine ticking over, because humans must be entertained. It’s not bread and circuses, it’s hot dogs and reality TV. Consider every Empire, by size or density of its population, an experiment. A living experiment with humans much like Calhoun’s rats.
With the same…
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