What Does He Want To Say? Musk’s Ancient Chinese Poem Post Goes Viral

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New Delhi: Tesla CEO Elon Musk posted an ancient Chinese poem on social media on Tuesday. It soon went viral, as Chinese internet users debated its meaning.

Musk wrote in English “Humankind”. Below it, he posted an abbreviated version of the ‘Seven Steps Verse’ in Chinese on his official Twitter and Weibo accounts, reported Reuters.

The poem describes the relationship between two brothers from a royal family during China’s warring Three Kingdoms period. The poem is taught in China’s primary schools to teach the value of getting along.

The post received over 100 million views on Weibo. Twitter is blocked in mainland China.

Musk, who is also behind SpaceX, is a popular figure in China.

OB Bureau

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