The elite have made the decision to exterminate the useless eaters
As the elite steers technological progress towards the singularity – man merging with machine – the majority of humans will cease to have a purpose or even be able to function in a brave new world run by a scientific dictatorship, which is why the ruling classes have formally reached the decision to begin a ruthless program of extermination.
As Sun Microsystems’ Bill Joy explained in an April 2000 Wired Magazine piece entitled Why the Future Doesn’t Need Us, the elite sees the mass of humanity as superfluous. In the coming decades, all the functions performed by what can loosely be termed the lower classes will all be carried out by robots.
“Due to improved techniques the elite will have greater control over the masses; and because human work will no longer be necessary the masses will be superfluous, a useless burden on the system. If the elite is ruthless they may simply decide to exterminate the mass of humanity. If they are humane they may use propaganda or other psychological or biological techniques to reduce the birth rate until the mass of humanity becomes extinct, leaving the world to the elite,