A few words from the borderline personality cult Deep Green Resistance:
Via Tim Blair.
In the comments, Joan is suitably puzzled by one of Ms Keith’s pronouncements, specifically:
Let’s do what we did before, which worked. We didn’t destroy the planet for those first four million years… we actually participated.
It’s one of the many odd things to fall from our eco-warrior’s mouth. She talks of “we,” by which I assume she means modern Homo sapiens, yet she talks of “those first four million years,” a timescale that massively predates the existence of Homo sapiens. Presumably, Ms Keith and her peers would like us to emulate Australopithecus anamensis, a tree-climbing non-human creature whose “participation” with other species would, I suspect, have been less than serene and angelic.
Behold, a model for us all:
And remember, these people imagine themselves as our teachers.