Enslaved by unseen deities, handed down from generation to generation in a chain of unthinking obedience. Enslaved by the heedless pursuit of technological developments that lead us down a path of dependence and sloth. Enslaved by self-appointed leaders who relieve us of responsibility and the need to think. How easily we cast aside our independence, our intelligence and our conscience. How meekly we surrender our individual identities and collective strengths....