‘I Wanted to Punch Kanye’ — Free Speech Waffler Elon Musk’s Nonsensical Take on Bitcoin, CBDCs, and Censorship

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“Vox Populi, Vox Dei, man.” So says self-proclaimed Chief Twit Elon Musk from a backstage pitchy flying precocious supra the satellite during a Twitter Spaces quality connected Sunday, Dec. 4 (JST). It does dependable bully to say, but the dependable of the mob should ne'er beryllium the dependable of “God.” The reasons are myriad. Suffice it to accidental that successful the aforesaid mode failed crypto-exchange CEO Sam Bankman-Fried supposedly acceptable disconnected Musk’s BS detector, truthful should Musk beryllium mounting disconnected our ain alarm bells. His actions simply don’t lucifer his nice-sounding words, and anyone who refuses to recognize escaped code is besides going to miss the vessel connected crypto and economical freedom.

God Save the ‘Technoking,’ the People Are Disposable

Tesla CEO and self-proclaimed “free code absolutist” Elon Musk precocious ended a massively-tuned-into Dec. 4 Twitter Space hosted by Mario Nawfal, by noting that we unrecorded successful a clip which, antithetic from times past, doesn’t impact “some king oregon immoderate [that would] conscionable by default suppress” escaped speech. This is interesting, fixed this seems to beryllium precisely the relation self-labeled “Technoking” Musk is filling via his recently acquired societal media platform, by arbitrarily and single-handedly deciding who gets to enactment and what they tin oregon cannot say. Musk acts, arsenic billionaire entrepreneur and crypto advocator Mark Cuban has precocious noted, similar a one-man “judge and jury.” Cuban tweeted to Musk connected Nov. 29:

We person nary thought what Free Speech connected Twitter is due to the fact that you are justice and jury. There is nary transparency.

Indeed, it is present Elon’s platform. He tin bash what helium wants, and I americium 100% good with him doing that successful principle, ignoring the glaring contented that societal media platforms are monolithic information postulation agencies for the state, implicit with special authorities portals for the power of “misinformation.” That precise taxable was brought up to Elon, by the way, and helium said: “I gotta excavation into this trusted concern thing. Obviously that has similar immoderate large member vibes … Twitter volition adhere to the law, but it’s not going to spell beyond the law.”

Anyway, arsenic an existent state absolutist (voluntaryist) myself, I person to enactment this Fed-funded Musk to the test. As “private” arsenic his representation whitethorn beryllium now, he’s intelligibly successful a presumption of state-influenced powerfulness which could beryllium a immense detriment to mundane individuals and escaped speech/crypto advocates down the line. While helium noted repeatedly that helium wants Twitter to “come clean” astir its past “suppression of information” successful narration to U.S. electoral politics, Musk inactive delivered galore mixed messages.

'I Wanted to Punch Kanye' — Free Speech Waffler Elon Musk’s Nonsensical Take connected  Bitcoin, CBDCs, and Censorship

‘Free Speech Absolutist’ Musk ‘Personally Wanted to Punch Kanye’ But Allows Murdering and Child-Abusing Politicians connected His Platform

Let maine beryllium precise wide that I americium not saying this is intentional present — it could ostensibly beryllium a merchandise of terrible statist brainwash oregon ignorance — but Musk does let literal kid molesters (people who interaction children inappropriately) and child-murder approvers (drone warfare enforcement signatories specified arsenic Joe Biden, Donald Trump, and Barack Obama) connected the Twitter platform. They are seemingly welcomed with wide-open arms.

And if you telephone these atrocities and specified tragic nonaccomplishment of beingness going connected specified “collateral damage,” oregon “misrepresented emotion of kids” I’m conscionable going to laughter astatine you and telephone you an idiot, due to the fact that you are. I would besides inquire you to beryllium the archetypal to unpaid yourself and your children arsenic victims of specified attacks and intersexual improprieties the adjacent clip a bankers’ warfare oregon pervert person comes to your town. But I digress.

At the aforesaid clip Musk allows these creeps connected Twitter, helium arbitrarily refuses to reinstate the relationship of arguable speech amusement big Alex Jones (another fishy character). This is because, according to Musk: “I person nary mercy for anyone who would usage the deaths of children for gain, authorities oregon fame.” Jones, for his part, utilized escaped code to question the authoritative communicative of the 2012 Sandy Hook schoolhouse shooting successful Newtown, Connecticut, causing a media uproar. However distasteful that whitethorn look to some, it successful nary mode compares with the existent execution and maltreatment perpetrated by those allowed to stay connected Twitter.

'I Wanted to Punch Kanye' — Free Speech Waffler Elon Musk’s Nonsensical Take connected  Bitcoin, CBDCs, and Censorship

Along with saying we shouldn’t usage the decease of children for gain, Musk quoted Jesus of the Christian Bible and told a disputed communicative astir his ain child’s tragic decease to further emotionalize his constituent — a communicative which Musk’s ex-wife says was not adjacent true. Whoever is close oregon incorrect here, Musk did each this, ironically, nether a Sam Harris tweet. For those unaware, the renowned atheist philosopher Harris was not truthful agelong agone connected the media blistery spot for proclaiming:

Hunter Biden virtually could person had the corpses of children successful his basement, I would not person cared.

Elon Musk seemingly has nary occupation with this. In the Space, helium adjacent proclaimed: “Hunter Biden seems benignant of fun, to beryllium honest.” The stories and ideas supra are each truthful tragic and/or disgusting that disputing details seems astir insensitive, connected either side, but a dispassionate look nether the microscope of crushed is indispensable successful bid to support rational clarity, and to debar being tricked by manipulators who emotion to fell down conscionable specified alleged taboo and “unmentionable” topics. Sacred cows.

As for the reinstatement of erstwhile U.S. president Donald Trump’s account, Musk had initially told “the people” a assembly would beryllium determining specified activities, but this program was scrapped successful lieu of a azygous Twitter canvass from Elon’s idiosyncratic account.

However, the “Vox Populi” demanding Alex Jones beryllium brought back, and pressing questions astir what constitutes alleged “negative” oregon “hate” tweets — which Musk said would present beryllium “max deboosted” and demonetized nether his caller regularisation — was summarily ignored by the self-crowned tech king.

'I Wanted to Punch Kanye' — Free Speech Waffler Elon Musk’s Nonsensical Take connected  Bitcoin, CBDCs, and Censorship

Musk besides precocious banned hip-hop prima Kanye West (who himself seems to maine — for galore reasons — different shill quality designed to disturbance up misguided chaos and muddy the waters) for sharing a controversial image, and aft comments astir Nazis and Hitler successful an interrogation with Alex Jones. Musk stated successful the Dec. 4 Twitter Space that Ye’s caller tweet was an amerciable “incitement to violence” specifically because:

I personally wanted to punch Kanye, truthful that was decidedly inciting maine to violence.

Needless to say, “incitement to violence” doesn’t mean words that marque 1 idiosyncratic consciousness similar utilizing literal unit against the speaker. No substance however ludicrous oregon insensitive the words — oregon successful this case, representation — whitethorn be. Incitement to unit is saying thing specified arsenic “Let’s each spell rob Joe tomorrow!” It’s beyond the scope of this nonfiction to spell deeper into the behaviour of narcissists and megalomaniacs, but talking endlessly astir saving humanity, posturing arsenic a literal messiah figure, and reasoning you get to physically harm radical due to the fact that of their words is not usually a bully sign. As H.L. Mencken famously wrote:

The impulse to prevention humanity is astir ever lone a false-face for the impulse to regularisation it. Power is what each messiahs truly seek: not the accidental to serve.

Elon’s Bitcoin and CBDC Confusion: ‘Money Is Digital Already’

In the Dec. 4 Twitter space, joined by the likes of Ben Stiller, Musk’s mother, and a slew of militantly-moderate-opinion-toting normies, Musk was asked if helium was disquieted astir the accelerated advent of central slope integer currencies (CBDCs) crossed the globe. Like each the important questions successful the unrecorded stream, helium lived up to his self-applied statement of being “fanatically moderate,” and refused to reply directly. Instead, Musk presented immoderate bizarre ideas implying that CBDCs would truly beryllium nary antithetic than the integer fiat currency we usage today.

Ignoring the information that retail CBDCs tin relation arsenic programmable wealth issued straight by reckless governments and central banks, and their likewise disastrous policies — with the added quality to ‘bake in‘ mechanisms similar taxation, digital ID, antagonistic involvement rates, and imaginable societal recognition systems close into the wealth itself — Musk diverted the speech by focusing connected the antiquated tech of today’s integer mentation of fiat, for an casual laughter from the all-to-eager fans listening.

While openly acknowledging that “you tin starve radical to death” with draconian power of monetary systems earlier successful the Space, helium nevertheless said: “I deliberation they’re conflating a fewer things. First of all, astir each wealth is integer already,” Musk said, noting: “Whether banks make their ain cryptocurrencies I deliberation is somewhat irrelevant. People volition usage the cryptocurrencies that they deliberation volition accrue worth implicit clip and not usage the ones that don’t.”

Of course, it’s unsettling for a expected tech genius to disregard the captious quality betwixt existent crypto similar bitcoin currency oregon monero and CBDCs. Namely, that the second involves the violent unit of the state. The lone idiosyncratic who seemed to adjacent somewhat propulsion backmost against’s Musk’s assumptions during the Twitter Space was Kim Dotcom, but overall, and adjacent from Kim, the magnitude of rear-end licking going connected passim was beauteous nauseating.

Musk’s missing the vessel connected crypto and wealth should not astonishment us. After all, helium has missed the vessel connected escaped speech, and these 2 concepts are inextricably related. Governments are already cracking down connected specified code, arsenic evidenced by the caller United States OFAC prohibition and sanctions connected the Tornado Cash mixing platform.

It was this aforesaid ostensible tech whiz Musk that failed to recognize bitcoin’s minimal impact on, and adjacent benefits for, the clime and environment (especially compared to things similar the fiat banking system’s vigor consumption, backstage jets perpetually flying to Davos, and the dropping of bombs connected radical each implicit the world). Musk has alternatively chosen to propulsion the clime panic and impulse for a c tax, portion canceling bitcoin payments astatine Tesla. Again, either helium is acting and gaslighting you, oregon isn’t really precise bright.

'I Wanted to Punch Kanye' — Free Speech Waffler Elon Musk’s Nonsensical Take connected  Bitcoin, CBDCs, and CensorshipA inactive from the movie “Collateral Murder” featuring Wikileaks footage of American forces successful Iraq opening occurrence connected 12 individuals including journalists and 2 children.

Using Musk’s ‘Bull**** Meter’ Against His Own Actions

Whatever you judge astir the authoritative narratives regarding state activistic whistleblowers Julian Assange and Edward Snowden, Musk’s milquetoast stance connected the 2 successful the Dec. 4 Twitter Space hosted by Nawfal is telling.

It is hard to ticker the Wikileaks footage exposing the execution of guiltless radical by U.S. forces successful Iraq, including journalists and children, and not consciousness sickness and rage boiling successful your tummy astatine the injustice. One would ideate that astatine the precise least, a escaped code absolutist similar Musk would beryllium 1 100 percent connected the broadside of exposing specified horrific crimes. But again, the self-proclaimed “fanatic moderate” chewed his lips, answering:

“I don’t cognize capable astir the Assange concern to springiness an close answer. There are things wherever nationalist information worldly is progressive that I deliberation bash request to beryllium kept secret,” Musk said. He concluded that, regarding NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden: “Probably the champion happening would beryllium a assemblage of the public.”

When pressed by Kim Dotcom, who noted that the ineligible strategy successful the U.S. would render specified a assemblage impossible, arsenic exposing info specified arsenic Snowden did is simply a transgression regardless, Musk gave up, sheepishly copping out:

I don’t know. I mean, there’s nary casual reply to the Snowden/Assange situation.

So overmuch for the dependable of the people, I guess. There really is an casual reply for a “free code absolutist,” and it’s not what Musk said. Adherence to draconian statist instrumentality seemed to beryllium the moving thread passim Elon’s full Spaces interview: We’ll bash what we can, arsenic agelong arsenic it doesn’t struggle with the ineligible system, successful different words. And, arsenic evidenced by his caller single-handed Twitter bans, arsenic agelong arsenic it doesn’t wounded his feelings. To deliberation that the fawning fans during the Spaces league were acrophobic astir his information from the powers that be. Why would helium interest erstwhile helium has conscionable openly stated helium volition ne'er disobey them?

When asked astir a speech Musk had with failed FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried successful the Space, Musk said:

Deep penetration wasn’t necessary. If someone’s calling you to speech astir investing successful a large transaction they should beryllium asking questions astir the transaction, not talking astir themselves, and talking astatine the velocity of an auctioneer. It didn’t necessitate heavy penetration to fig retired that the bull**** origin is high.

I taxable to you, reader, that if idiosyncratic is presenting themselves arsenic a “free code absolutist,” crypto advocate, and campaigner for savior of humanity from the uncontrollable NPC near and big-gov/big-tech oppression, they should not beryllium a fed-funded, carbon-tax-pushing, gov-contract-having, centralized-content-censoring, WEF-young-global-leader-being, Canadian-Social-Credit-Party-chair-descended, neuralink-monkey-brain-damaging, New-World-Order-jacket-wearing, technocrat-social justness warrior who wants to physically battle radical for the specified words they say.

'I Wanted to Punch Kanye' — Free Speech Waffler Elon Musk’s Nonsensical Take connected  Bitcoin, CBDCs, and Censorship

Free code absolutist. Okay. Cool story, bro.

In Conclusion: Something Is Very Wrong Here

Looking astir astatine the satellite and backmost astatine history, the Vox Populi is evidently not the Vox Dei — unless deity is simply a raging idiot. And successful the lawsuit of Hitler, the Vox Populi successful Germany loved him. If Elon was genuinely arsenic agleam arsenic they say, helium would unrecorded by immoderate of the galore close words helium has spoken. For example, erstwhile helium noted that the authorities is simply a monopoly connected violence. But, for immoderate reason, alternatively of speaking retired against that aforesaid state, and pushing for a much voluntary and escaped market/open root nine which genuinely would beryllium conducive to escaped code and crypto innovation and bid — similar voluntaryism — Musk contracts with it, and pushes for much of the aforesaid oppression, but successful a much deceptive way. Meet the caller boss, worse than the woke boss.

Toward the extremity of his quality connected the Twitter Space, Musk noted that relationship verification volition apt beryllium much specifically leveraged to get escaped of bots, but who knows precisely what this process volition yet entail. It could mean that individuals wishing to person a dependable connected the level and stay backstage and anonymous, whitethorn person a hard clip of it. “So determination volition beryllium a golden cheque people for commercialized organizations, a grey cheque people for governments, and a bluish cheque people for verified individuals,” Musk noted. “There volition beryllium a beardown argumentation against impersonation and deception,” helium added.

Musk is simply a pugnacious lawsuit due to the fact that helium often sounds convincing, speaking generalized, cliched truths to oppressed radical hopeless for an flight from the woke technocratic nightmare that is happening. He is the cleanable synthesis of an elitist Hegelian dialectic to pacify and gaslight (intentionally oregon otherwise) dissenters connected some sides of the fake bipartisan governmental scheme, allowing those that person ever controlled the satellite — the eugenicists, bankers, and secretive interests down closed doors, to proceed duping “the people.”

In different words, it’s each a large pro-wrestling show, going connected portion the overarching draconian agendas involving CBDCs, planetary surveillance, and impending clime lockdowns determination steadily forward. As such, what is perceived arsenic Gospel information by the bulk — the “Vox Dei” — is astir ever lunacy. If I americium deemed a lunatic for taking this view, well, clip volition archer it.

But successful the words of AC/DC’s Brian Johnson successful the deed opus “Hells Bells”: “If god’s connected the left, I’m stickin to the [apolitical] right.”

To perceive to Musk’s Twitter Spaces appearance, 1 tin bash truthful connected Twitter here, oregon connected Odysee, here.

What bash you deliberation astir Musk? Let america cognize successful the comments conception below.

Graham Smith

Graham Smith is an American expat surviving successful Japan, and the laminitis of Voluntary Japan—an inaugural dedicated to spreading the philosophies of unschooling, idiosyncratic self-ownership, and economical state successful the onshore of the rising sun.

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