- Tram Ho
On August 22, Tesla CEO Elon Musk questioned whether the Taliban “knew about the Delta variant.” Earlier, Musk attached a photo of the Taliban leadership group without a mask and expressed concern about this.
Musk’s tweet immediately caused a storm on social networks because it is said to have nothing to do with the political issues going on in this Middle Eastern country.
Specifically, Elon Musk tweeted: “Not one f… mask Jesus Christ”, which roughly translates to “My God, no one wears a mask”.
Currently, Musk’s tweet has attracted more than 400k likes, and nearly 20k comments. While some of the commenters were happy, others were serious. These people think that Elon Musk is talking about something unrelated, regardless of the tense situation in Afghanistan right now.
A user with the name Arab even recognized a person in the photo who looked like an American actor named Dan Bilzerian. Responding to this account’s comment, Elon Musk said: “Interesting, haha”.
The fact that Elon Musk suddenly showed interest in the Covid-19 epidemic, especially the issue of wearing masks, showed a completely different attitude from before.
Specifically, at the beginning of 2020 when the pandemic began raging in the US, Elon Musk tweeted that: “Panic about Corona virus is stupid”.
In an email to employees at the time, Elon Musk also emphasized: “It is my clear view that the harm from panic about the virus has exceeded the virus itself.”
Not only that, he has repeatedly opposed the blockade orders in the past, saying that they do not “serve the greater good”.
“Basically, the right thing to do is not to lock down the whole country, but I think that people who are at risk should be locked down until the storm passes,” Musk said. In March 2020, he even made a prediction that there would be “almost no new cases” until the end of April – which turned out to be a time when the number of cases in the US escalated continuously.
Then, Musk made another reckless prediction in July 2020 when he said that children and young people were not at risk of being infected with Covid-19, despite the overwhelming evidence that young people were suffering from the disease. sick and even died from this disease. Musk also denied the data that a large number of infected people showed no outward symptoms.
All of the above views have caused a strong reaction from the online community. In particular, after nearly a year, most of Elon Musk’s predictions were wrong. Perhaps that is why Musk has now changed his view on Covid-19.
Source : Genk