Greenpeace: We Spit on Your Sacred Spaces

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Desecrating cultural and religious monuments is normal Greenpeace behaviour.

Nasca_lines_greenpeace screengrab from the BBC website (click)

Activism is about persuasion. It’s about using moral arguments to change people’s minds which, in turn, changes the world.

For moral arguments to be successful, we need to already inhabit the same approximate moral universe. Some things are sacred. The ends don’t justify the means. This isn’t rocket science, but apparently it’s news to Greenpeace.

In Peru, where a UN climate summit is currently taking place, the Ministry of Culture says Greenpeace activists have desecrated an important cultural monument.

The NazcaLines are a collection of approximately 300 figures etched into the Peruvian desert more than 1,500 years ago. In the words of vice-minister Luis Jaime Castillo, an archeologist by training, the figures

are absolutely fragile. They are black rocks on a white background. You walk there and the footprint is going to…

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About Bob Tisdale

Research interest: the long-term aftereffects of El Niño and La Nina events on global sea surface temperature and ocean heat content. Author of the ebook Who Turned on the Heat? and regular contributor at WattsUpWithThat.
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2 Responses to Greenpeace: We Spit on Your Sacred Spaces

  1. catweazle666 says:

    Where are the DGSE when they’re needed?

    They’ve got the measure of Greenpi$$.

  2. Thanks, Bob.
    Donna Laframboise’s The Delinquent Teenager Who Was Mistaken for the World’s Top Climate Expert shows the IPCC as the corrupt political activism organization that it is.
    She can also be found at NOconsensus.org

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