You’re No Trickster, Elon Musk
The Real ‘Agent of Chaos’ Does More Than Disrupt the Status Quo
The term “agent of chaos” has been rattling around in the back of my brain since a billionaire announced his intention to acquire a “sporadically profitable social company,” to quote the New York Times, for $44 billion, roughly 19 percent of his net worth. Some used it in the negative, but mostly it was the fandom who murmured it, admiringly, after news of the purchase broke. Their trickster king, at it again.
In this chaotic period, people like Elon Musk, who seemingly wield chaos like a lightning rod, have become lauded …