Melissa: Whudz dis?
Satoru: Isn't it a basic educational agenda?
Melissa: Ya kun't be serious!
Satoru: Why not? Mass stupidity mucks folks eazier ta manage.
Melissa: Yeah, bud how kuld humans ever konsent ta studipity?
Tim: Who said consent wuz necessary?
Liao: Right – with skillful manipulation you kun "dumb down"
a populace without most folks even noticing . . . .
Melissa: Dang! Are we really that easy to program?

culture of mediocrity - a pictorial poem by T Newfields