I may look more deeply at this organization…
Last weekend, I attended my first meeting of the wholly wholesome protest sect Extinction Rebellion. If you’re a government agent reading this, I’d here like to state that they are not, in any way, a terrorist organization, despite the fearsome name. This is a post about what they are instead.
I think I suspected, while dressing (what to wear to a climate activist meeting, I fretted? Answer: literally anything) that it would be me and about six other people. Instead, they kept having to bring in more chairs.
I did not take photos, but if I had, a panorama of the room would have revealed:
- Older women in vibrant attire.
- Earnest couples in their early thirties, all definitely here for the first time, and probably, like me, wondering whether we can justify having kids.
- Some timid young men, heads bent over phones.
- Many people who used they/them pronouns. (“I respond…
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