Being richer than anyone in the world doesn't mean you have common sense.
That's what we learned about Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.
Bezos spoke at an event announcing a moon lander project called Blue Moon.
He also described his plans for how humans can live in space.
Watch a clip here.
"We're gonna build a road to space." Jeff Bezos just unveiled the @blueorigin moon lander https://t.co/KYVa4cEDCJ— TicToc by Bloomberg (@TicToc by Bloomberg)1557439677.0
According to reporter Jacqueline Klimas, Bezos described "building enormous, rotating habitats in space."
Bezos is talking about building enormous, rotating habitats in space that can hold upwards of a million people. Som… https://t.co/TRhY8O65Hn— Jacqueline Klimas (@Jacqueline Klimas)1557433385.0
Wait a second.
Don't we already live in an "enormous rotating habitat in space"?
Jeff Bezos described Earth.
And yes, everyone is making the same joke.
Bezos wants to invent the Earth https://t.co/9nxiftvLOA— Osita Nwanevu (@Osita Nwanevu)1557436314.0
It’s an extremely rich person idea to think they can simply replace the enormous, rotating habitat called Earth wit… https://t.co/qIKZ8HbC3L— Zac Echola (@Zac Echola)1557456600.0
I wish we had an enormous, rotating habitat with cities and parks right now. God that would be so cool. We would va… https://t.co/kleL5NPrxI— Chris Scott (@Chris Scott)1557436895.0
People criticized him in other ways, too.
SPEND THIS MONEY PROTECTING THE WATER ON EARTH YOU STUPID FUCK https://t.co/vhMbVk8EMI— sara 🐝 (@sara 🐝)1557502606.0
Jeff Bezos thinks we need to recreate the Earth in space in order to save humanity. Shouldn't we try to save the fu… https://t.co/uPfExVvm7T— Maddie Stone (@Maddie Stone)1557501098.0
Really pisses me off the way people like Jeff Bezos can infest the planet with so much shit to buy and plastic then… https://t.co/5JLUhcLi6f— LennyTodayFM (@LennyTodayFM)1557511649.0
You should probably learn to think before you speak, Jeff.
@jacqklimas This is the same type of guy who will say universal healthcare and free college are ridiculous fantasies.— My Tweets Suck (@My Tweets Suck)1557452027.0
@jacqklimas Flint still doesn't have clean water— Chris (@Chris)1557451896.0
@jacqklimas wow jeff that’s an extreme post-divorce flex— UnluckyJPG (@UnluckyJPG)1557472869.0
You can watch the full event here—it's a doozy.
Going to Space to Benefit Earth (Full Event Replay) youtu.be
Try again, Jeff.