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Elon Musk Mocks 'Woke Culture' with 'Woketopia' Jibe, Twitter Says 'Ok, Boomer'

Elon Musk Mocks 'Woke Culture' with 'Woketopia' Jibe, Twitter Says 'Ok, Boomer'

The reason behind this tweet remains unclear nor did Elon Musk elaborate on what prompted him to make that remark.

SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk took a dig at the ‘woke’ culture in a tweet on March 14. The 49-year-old billionaire entrepreneur tweeted about a ‘new game’ called ‘Woketopia’ where one will ‘battle for the moral high ground.’ The tweet has gained over 1 lakh likes and more than 11,000 retweets with interesting reactions from netizens. The reason behind the tweet remains unclear nor did he elaborate on what prompted the remark.

Off late, Musk has been facing criticism after a newly released report stated that hundreds of employees contracted coronavirus after Musk reopened Tesla’s plant in Fremont, California, in defiance of a local shutdown order. Musk also made headlines for expressing his scepticism of coronavirus vaccines and its potential side effects. On Thursday, a Tesla investor filed a lawsuit against Musk over his ‘erratic tweets’ accusing him of violating his 2018 settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over his Twitter use which are violating his fiduciary duty as CEO.

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‘Woketopia’ attracted mixed reactions from his followers and other tech lovers like Paul Graham, a computer scientist who called it ‘an interesting game to design.’

Tyler Galilee mockingly replied by saying, ‘OK Boomer.’

Another user coined a game ‘Dogetopia’ where one would ‘battle for Dogecoin to become the top Cryptocurrency of the earth.’

Another user cheekily wrote that woke rhymes with woke.

The term ‘Woketopia’ about the concept of a woke utopia dominated by social justice demands was coined by Don Trump Jr and commentator Bill Maher. Fox News reports that conservatives say liberals are seeking to establish ‘woke utopia’ by cancel culture.Musk has credited computer games for introducing him to computer programming during a speech in 2019 at the world’s leading gaming convention in Los Angeles- Electronic Entertainment Expo.

At the young age of 12, Musk designed a computer game called Blastar which he sold for $500 to PC and Office Technology magazine and can still be played online here.