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‘Mad people run the asylum’: Joe Rogan castigates tech giants’ ‘mentally ill’ employees

Joe Rogan recently slammed ‘activist’ employees at tech giants, calling them ‘mentally ill’. Describing the Masters of the Universe at Google, Rogan said: “The lunatics run the asylum to some extent because there are a lot of people working inside the company now who are legitimately mentally ill. and they see themselves as activists.”

the New York Post reports that UFC commentator, comedian and podcast host Joe Rogan has taken aim at “activist” employees of Big Tech companies. Rogan called the employees “mentally ill” and “crazy people who run the asylum to some extent.”

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives for the 8th annual Breakthrough Prize awards ceremony at NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California on November 3, 2019. (Photo by JOSH EDELSON/AFP via Getty Images)

'Mad people run the asylum': Joe Rogan castigates tech giants' 'mentally ill' employees

Apple CEO Tim Cook talks to attendees during an Apple product launch event (JOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty Images) at Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino, California on September 10, 2019. cameras as it updated its line of popular smartphones and slashed its entry price to $699. (Photo by Josh Edelson / AFP) (Photo credit should read JOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Rogan’s comments were made during a conversation with former Apple and Facebook engineer Antonio García Martinez on his popular podcast, The Joe Rogan Experience. Martínez left Apple shortly after being hired when employees complained about “misogynistic” comments in a book he wrote.

Rogan asked Martinez during the interview what working for Silicon Valley’s Masters of the Universe was like. “For someone on the outside, we look at it and say, ‘How are these fucking places run? asked Rogan. Rogan added that he had a “good friend” who worked in a senior position at Google before leaving for another “big tech company.”

Rogan said: “The way she described it to me was, ‘It’s total madness.’ The lunatics run the asylum to some extent because there are a lot of people working inside. of business now who are legitimately mentally ill and they consider themselves activists.

Rogan added that tech bosses “have to appease” workers “because they’re a certain percentage of the population that works for the company, and they’re the loudest, and often they don’t get the job done.” .

Martinez commented on his time in business saying that big tech companies such as Facebook are “kind of like a cult” as employees are brought into a “campus lifestyle” where “they do your laundry for you” and “feed you”.

“Facebook was a cult, and I joined it, and I was a happy member,” Martinez said. “It was very powerful. Everyone sacrificed themselves for the good of the empire and its emperor.

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Lucas Nolan is a reporter for Breitbart News covering free speech and online censorship issues. Follow him on Twitter @LucasNolan or contact by secure email at [email protected]


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