Elon Musk says his fight with Mark Zuckerberg is unquestionably occurring, and I’m so, so sorry I’ve to jot down these phrases and current them on this article. To tug again the curtain, each time Musk does one thing asinine and moronic, we within the media wrestle with the anguish of whether or not or not we even have to jot down about this silly shit – and the unlucky reply, loads of the time, finally ends up being ‘sure.’
That’s the case now, since Musk used the platform he now calls ‘X’ in opposition to all higher judgement and customary sense, which was as soon as a profitable social community referred to as Twitter, to announce the battle is on and supply some particulars. In case you’ve one way or the other been blissfully unaware of this entire frustratingly silly saga, Musk and Zuckerberg have been enjoying out an prolonged ‘will-they-or-won’t-they’ with the notion that they’ll MMA battle one another for no purpose apart from that masculine id is actually in some type of important disaster tied to the horrors of late-stage capitalism.
Musk’s updates embody the the battle will “be managed by [his] and Zack’s foundations” fairly than the UFC, and that the entire thing might be filmed in a setting by which “nothing fashionable in any respect” will seem. Musk beforehand instructed the traditional Roman Coliseum as a venue, and on this collection of tweets he stated that he’s already agreed to the venue with Italy’s PM and in addition the nation’s Ministry of Tradition, and that each one have settled on an “epic location.”
Maybe to reassure critics involved with cultural heritage, Musk provides that “every thing executed can pay respect to the previous and current of Italy,” which is unattainable on its face primarily based on what we already know in order that’s one particular lie he’s telling right here. The remainder is also lies, as a result of one of many world’s strongest individuals has a childlike grasp of humor and the scruples and impulsivity of a teen 4chan poster. Musk additionally provides that “all proceeds go to veterans,” which is admittedly the one a part of this that implies to me this isn’t an epic troll, since bullshitting about one thing like that looks like a line even Musk’s extraordinarily underdeveloped ethical compass wouldn’t cross.
Musk additionally adopted all of this up with a latin quote from Horace that mainly interprets to “it’s pleasant to play the idiot sometimes; it’s good to throw apart one’s dignity and loosen up on the correct time,” which might point out that he’s saying it’s good to do dumb shit like battle different billionaires for funsies generally, or might imply he’s filled with shit. Both method, that is an ongoing public interplay between two males who every individually have the financial energy to considerably alter the trail of human growth, so, sadly, it’s price noting.