Welcome to the Monkey House - The Euphio Question Summary & Analysis

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The Euphio Question Summary

A Professor of Sociology testifys before the FCC advising against the mass-production of a or "Euphio," a box that transmits a signal of euphoria from space. The signal was first broadcast during an episode of a radio show, on which all the guests sit in blissful silence, stopping only when the transmission is stopped.

When it is discovered that people all over town experience the same euphoria, the announcer proposes making household Euphios. During tests, people are completely calm and blissful until a power storm ends the Euphio broadcast. Now miserable, the people in the house refuse to take part in any more experiements and the Euphio is destroyed.

Euphios are once more produced but with more controls. The Narrator is still against them because he does not believe you should buy happiness.

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