The company town enters the Zone
The truth lies in that last statement of yours. We still do not know how to deal with Complexity such as the one involved in running a Society, and want to believe that because we have mastered Technological Complexity, we can do the other - if only you give us total control. So much easier to be transhuman.
More Americans drinking the "Atlas Shrugged" Kool-Aid? Another victory for Citizens United? Either way, the ideology takes you down a twisted path.