Corporate team-building exercises like an open mic with forced audience participation. Prizes given out in the form of self-help and leadership manuals. Byron wins the trivia contest and receives an excellent treatise on the random variability of genius. Free will exists it seems only at the quantum level, as background noise.
"There must be some mistake. I had my psych tech upgrade last month, but you have me down for a brain wipe this afternoon."
"I'm sorry, sir. Internal Security has flagged your account. Please report as scheduled."
The illusion of a stable mailbox.