Ben Shapiro – Billionaire tech entrepreneur and part-owner of the NBA’s Golden State Warriors, Chamath Palihapitiya, claimed that issues like climate change and America’s healthcare system were more important to focus on than the plight of millions of Muslims being targeted for their ethnicity in China.
There are very dangerous people controlling the direction Humanity is going down. Thank you Ben for calling this monster out.
The most generous interpretation I can make of this, is that it would take a massive shift in our consumption habits in order to live a lifestyle that allows us to protest China in any meaningful way, and that people’s lack of willingness to change those consumption habits demonstrates a lack of care. But that’s being a little more generous than I think is warranted here. The fact that he felt comfortable saying this on a podcast that he knew other people would listen to, shows a disconnect with the consequences that would be who normal people who express such an opinion