The Borgified Corpse wrote:
But they chose to be temporarily put into that childlike stupor.
And, actually, they were indentured into it through contracts and promises that they have absolutely no way of making sure are kept. The contracts may as well have been written on toliet paper. This is proven all the more in the beloved (even though it just made me roll my eyes -- to each their own) episode, Epitaph One. You know, where the company just spontaneously decides to sell them as new bodies for the wealthy.
They're slaves. Mindless ones at that. Zero question about it.