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Children, it seems, should only be seen, not heard.

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Greta Thunberg: the speeches that helped spark a climate movement In August 2018, then-15-year-old Greta Thunberg skipped school to protest alone outside the Swedish parliament in Stockholm for urgent climate action.
Greta Thunberg: the speeches that helped spark a climate movement In August 2018, then-15-year-old Greta Thunberg skipped school to protest alone outside the Swedish parliament in Stockholm for urgent climate action.
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It is strange to see how some on the left suddenly turn into Victorian prudes the moment the 16-year-old Swede says exactly what they have been thinking but does so to much greater effect. Children, it seems, should again only be seen, not heard. 

Thunberg and her generation are living on a dying planet, a planet the older generation – through their greed, their alienation from the natural world, and their spiritual emptiness – plundered and despoiled with no thought for those who would follow them. 

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I am a dull and simple lad Cannot tell water from champagne And I have never met the Queen And I wish I could have all that he has got

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