The annals of science fiction are filled with stories that seek to answer the question of hat rights, freedoms and expectations previously free humans of sound mind and body would forgo for security (or the illusion thereof). So many classics that define a genre. So many modern tales, each bringing a fresh twist on stalwart tropes. And we have read them, The Time Machine, 1984, The Hunger Games; we know this story like an old friend. So then why, for godsakes, did we hand over nearly all of our television slots to the aliens invaders? For protection. From the invaders.