A gifted student in middle school – and a murderer. The way that Michael could talk about murdering his friend so nonchalantly and without a shred of remorse, makes us think if intelligence is really an integral part of being human.
At a slightly less gruesome and gory level, this could be the same kind of mentality behind elitism where people with a sense of superiority believe that lesser beings could and should be exploited, enslaved or even sacrificed for a better world. Why throw good money at garage? Yes, cleanse the planet.