Are We Living In the Matrix? Elon Musk Thinks So – Facts

Fascinating Facts About Elon Musk

Who doesn’t like Elon Musk? He’s the world’s favourite billionaire. He’s helping the environment with electric cars, getting men to Mars and always keeping us entertained with his funny tweets. But there’s much more to Elon than you thought. Here’s a list of the 5 most amazing facts about Elon Musk.

1. He Taught Himself Computer Programming When He Was Only 9 Years Old

What did most kids do at that age? Eat, play, sleep. Well, not Elon. Not only did he learn to program, but he also built a PC game at the age of 12. It’s called Blastar and you can still play it online.

2. He Also Read The Entire Encyclopedia At The Age Of 9

According to Musk himself, he was a bookworm raised by books. Imagine reading the entire Encyclopedia Britannica as an adult, let alone a 9-year-old kid. Sounds hard, doesn’t it?

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3. He Was A Master At Dungeons & Dragons.

Elon won the Dungeons & Dragons tournament in Johannesburg with his cousins. The famous board game requires a lot of imagination which is no surprise when it comes to Musk.

4. Musk Was Bullied As A Kid

Elon said that he was bullied his entire childhood while growing up in South Africa. He was even hospitalized once as a result of severe bullying. Fortunately, that didn’t stop his brilliant mind and those bullies can only envy him now. 

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5. Are We Living In The Matrix?

Musk believes so. Well, not the one with Keanu Reeves, but similar. He thinks that our reality is a computer simulation and that there is only 1 in a billion chance that we are living in “base reality”. 

After reading these facts you might feel small and unimportant, right? Well, you shouldn’t. Elon Musk is a tech genius that does all the work for us. So we can all sit back and enjoy the new world he’s building for humankind. We are lucky to have him.


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