Elon Musk, henceforth “ElonAnon”, has been constructing reality around himself for a long time — a reality that is drifting further and further from objective reality every day. His behavior is precisely what a nihilistic 4chan troll would fantasize about doing in this situation — except ElonAnon has the money and power to make his lib-owning dreams happen “irl.”
ElonAnon shows all the signs of the messianic thinking that cult leaders who start to believe their fantasies about themselves use to justify atrocities — people like David Koresh, Jim Jones and Adolf Hitler, who all effectively both created and joined their own cults.
My friend and partner @Gal Suburban joined me for a lively conversation where we discussed the dangers of having someone like this in charge of “the town square” and counted down to Trump being reinstated on Twitter in real time.
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