A subset of the engineered hive mind as Preston James would say.
$600 million plus. Powerball. Money is power. Money is the stuff of dreams.
The odds of winning is less likely than getting blown up by a pressure cooker bomb in Boston or getting wiped out by a tornado in Texas.
Sooner rather than later we'll have the $1 billion jackpot. A milestone. A talking point for the hive masses that diverts our attention from solutions to the deeper problems.
Someone brought up the subject the other day and said..."Why don't people just walk away and refuse to feed it?" Before I could answer he said..."People just won't stick together."
Dreams get in the way.