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Living Large On The Forbidden Planet

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Tonight we take a look at the sci-fi classic "Fobidden Planet" for insight as to the risk to liberty, and indeed civilization itself, posed by a proud and entrenched meritocratic elite.

The 1950's are famous for films offering a wide variety of biological monsters like Godzilla.  But in Forbidden Planet the monster is an unwitting intellectual carried away by a sense of innate superiority.

There is no more chilling line in film history than :"That THING out there, Morbius- it's you!"