billy the poet

billy the poet - Matt Pautler November 13, 2007 Civ 12:00...

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Matt Pautler November 13, 2007 Civ 12:00 Billy the Poet Welcome to the Monkey house takes place in future America . It is a world in which the entire world is united under one government and is plagued by a common Vonnegut theme, overpopulation. In an attempt to stem overpopulation the world government came up with a two pronged process for lowering the population. The first step involves compulsory ethical birth control. In this process everybody is required to take pills three times a day that makes them numb from the waist down. This is done in order to discourage people from having sex by taking all pleasure out of it. It is considered ethical because it doesn’t hinder a person’s ability to reproduce. The second method of population control is government assisted suicide. The world government set up suicide parlors where people can go and receive an injection from a hostess which will painlessly kill them. One of these parlor hostesses was Nancy Mcluhan. One day while Nancy was at work, a sherriff came in to warn her that the notorious criminal Billy the Poet was known to be in the area and to be on the lookout. Billy the Poet was a nothinghead, a person who had stopped taking their ethical birth control pills, who was
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