What does "Who Killed The World" mean in Mad Max: Fury Road

Mad Max: Fury Road had a big message of human objectifying, and appraising false gods in desperate times. So what does the fraise "Who Killed The World" actually mean. Does this fraise sum up the character Immortan Joe, or is there bigger subtext to be analyzed?

  • Good topic, I also wondered the same when I saw the quote and immediately thought of the government and politics. – melaniek 7 years ago
  • I believe it means that everyone is complicit in the destruction of the old world. I say believe since the film doesn't delve too deeply into that line and makes it more esoteric than it should of been. I suppose it's one of those lines like, "Who watches the Watchmen?" – Reggie "Rusty" Farrakhan 7 years ago
  • It's not just about Joe. It's about everybody like him, who tries to impose their views about women, masculinity, etc, on the world, and in doing so, triggered the nuclear war in the backstory. – Winter 7 years ago
  • It would probably help to watch every Mad Max film to be able to write this topic, seeing as Fury Road is the fourth movie in the series. There's most likely a lot of insight into the universe when you know everything else about the world and its lore. – Wolfstar96 7 years ago

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