The most compelling fiction, science or otherwise, often depicts a breakdown of society. Here's a list of 50 dystopian movies some of which are actually good! My personal favorites are Equilibrium, A Scanner Darkly, Akira and Dark City. Some other movies on the list are also quite good, but don't deserve a special mention. Here's a video of some Soviet soldiers dancing what looks to me like Kaзaчoк. My plan to become a cyborg is one step closer with a Japanese-developed system that reads EEG signals and directs an avatar in Second Life. Here's a video of this in action. They don't seem to have turning quite down, but this is quite good for a totally non-invasive system!