Freedom according to Elon Musk – Protestant Perspectives

Genius businessman, whimsical billionaire, Elon Musk, boss of Tesla and SpaceX also presents himself as the champion of freedom of expression. It is in the name of this that the richest man in the world bought the social network Twitter at the end of October for a handful of dollars. 44 billion to be precise.

The news sparked a media earthquake and dread among many users fearing that the moderation of hateful content would be more “flexible”. Conversely, others hailed a victory for freedom, in the face of the “single thought”. The eccentric South African thus seems to have become the darling of certain Christians or at least conservatives on both sides of the Atlantic. If he frees himself from “political correctness”, is skeptical of gender theory and quotas linked to skin color or sexual orientation in Hollywood or Netflix audiovisual productions, Elon Musk is far from promote Christian values.

Indeed, in addition to the three aforementioned companies, Elon Musk, 51, is also the owner of the start-up Neuralink whose objective is to link the brain to integrated circuits with the aim of merging human and artificial intelligence. The first objective is commendable: to treat neurological diseases and to allow severely handicapped people to recover speech and/or mobility. But the Neuralink wireless brain implant is not without its […]

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