play written from C. M. Kornbluth's “The Marching Morons” ©
Galaxy, April 1951; his amazingly accurate extrapolation of today's
problems regarding anti-intellectualism and consumerism. Kornbluth
died in 1958, but the America he writes about reads as though he were
Although the morons in his short story are a result from centuries of dysgenics, the same criticism can be applied to Americans today who have trouble knowing when to end their suspense of disbelief.
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