You can’t claim to care for your fellow beings unless you’re involved in this last-chance effort to limit the climate and biodiversity catastrophe. One of the duties of education is to enure future generations have a chance to survive. I’ve talked to a lot of people, giving lectures, but I found that talking wasn’t enough!
My six-year-old grandchild says: “What are they arresting Grandpa for? Why don’t they arrest the polluters?”. If she possibly could, she’d be there with me herself.
The main benefit for me of being arrested has been it has facilitated conversations with people who haven’t even considered how urgent the environmental issues are. They say “Our Tony has been arrested’ we need to consider the environment.”
It’s necessary! In a few years the judges will be saying: “Case dismissed; case dismissed”, because of the argument of necessity.Tony