Pandemics Pandemonium and the obvious effects of legalized fraud.
Suppose for a moment that an evil individual managed to enlist and incorporate a number of members to his evil cult and their goal was to create a virus that infects everyone on the planet whereby the virus causes each individual to suffer a terrifying torturous murderous death, resulting in the near extinction of all life, except for the cult members who also invent and employ the counter or anti virus.
The cost of membership in the cult, and enough counter or anti virus to defeat the infection, is blind obedience to falsehood without question, or - in other words - subsidized slavery.
How would one know that one was already a member of the cult if the previous generation had already sold their soul?
Also, for extra credit, what does this narrative say about the current National Immigration Policy enforced, or not enforced, by anyone?