Tesla's Elon Musk wants to be a beloved genius

By Luc Olinga The billionaire is a divisive personality and his multiple controversies do not help matters. Geniuses are unloved. During their lifetime they are decried, often condemned to gemonies by their peers. They divide just as much as their works. History is teeming with them, from art to technology to science. They are most often rehabilitated after their disappearance. Most often it is advised to separate the work, the accomplishments of the person from the genius in the hope that critics will finally see the specificity and uniqueness of these exceptional human beings. If there is on...