Bezos, a consummate Technocrat, is the richest man on earth and Elon Musk is right behind him. However, Musk is a pedigreed Technocrat who was steeped in Technocracy from birth: his grandfather was the head of the Technocracy movement in Canada during the 1930s and 1940s before moving to South Africa. ? TN Editor
For years, Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk have sparred over the performance of their rockets and space companies in a simmering feud that flared during a fight over who could use a NASA launchpad and which company was the first to successfully land a rocket.
But now the two billionaires, among the world's richest men, are waging an increasingly bitter battle that pits two enormous business empires in clashes that are playing out in the courts, the Federal Communications Commission and the halls of Congress in what's become one of the greatest business rivalries in a generation.
What began as a fight between Musk's SpaceX and Bezos's Blue Origin space company over a major NASA contract to land astronauts on the moon now also encompasses a race to build an Internet satellite service in space.