Sunday, March 18, 2007

Morlock assistance program

Graham Pollett:  The Man Who Loves MorlocksGraham Pollett, head of the London Middlesex Health Unit, on his pet Misérables:

…from the bottom of my heart I pitied this last feeble rill from the great flood of humanity. Clearly, at some time in the Long-Ago of human decay the Morlocks' food had run short. Possibly they had lived on rats and such-like vermin. Even now man is far less discriminating and exclusive in his food than he was — far less than any monkey. And so these inhuman sons of men - - ! I tried to look at the thing in a scientific spirit.