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  • Musk agreed that the 'woke mind virus' is the biggest threat to civilization
  • He accused Netflix of neglecting its viewership and focusing on woke issues

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Explained: Woke Mind Virus; why is Musk blaming it for Netflix's downfall

It is the first time that Netflix's subscribers have fallen since the streaming service became available throughout most of the world outside China six years ago

Netflix lost on average 2000 subscribers a day over the last 100 days and it will get worse. Why you ask? Elon Musk has an explanation - Woke Mind Virus

Responding to Netflix over subscriber loss, Musk tweeted late Tuesday night, “The woke mind virus is making Netflix unwatchable.”

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What is Woke Mind Virus!

It is a term that made it's debut from the eccentric billionaire in December 2021 when he accused stand up comedy to have a woke mind where they were not open to taking an opposing side and favoured the left entirely.

He also said this Woke Mind Virus is the single biggest threat to civilization. Alluding to left aligned stand up comedy he said 'wokeness is exclusionary, racist and divisive'

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Woke and Netflix

When a user responded to Musk that “Not just Netflix. Movies in general, videogames, tv, it’s all infested with current year trend woke garbage for fear offending a green haired freak next to the ban button. Nothing original anymore at all, except for media coming out of places like Japan or Korea,ironically.” Musk agreed, replying “True,” adding, “Can they please just make sci-fi/fantasy at least *mostly* about sci-fi/fantasy.”

By highlighting “the woke mind virus,” Musk appears to be taking issue with Netflix’s attempts to offer more diverse content on its platform.

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