What is with people these days, defacing historically significant items to protest climate change? 

Over the past few years, we’ve read reports of people defacing some of the great masterpieces from artists such as Monet, DaVinci, Picasso and Van Gogh. Last month, the same group targeted the Magna Carta as part of their protests.

Last week two protestors from the group, Just Stop Oil, spray-painted part of Stonehenge with vegetable-based orange paint attempting to get their message across.

Their message, according to one source is, that our species is a terrestrial parasite poisoning the earth and our greatest accomplishments are mere trifles.

Their rationale has been to bring attention to the environment and force us to stop burning fossil fuels. I’m not sure that it’s working.

While they are certainly drawing attention to their message, I’m not sure it’s causing people to embrace the cause.  

Maybe it’s a lesson that we can all learn. Doing the wrong thing for what we perceive is the right reason is still the wrong thing.

Here’s a suggestion. If the eco-warriors want to do something helpful, maybe they could try convincing the celebrities who fly their private jets halfway around the world to discuss climate change, to fly economy.

Have a great week and remember: To see what is really possible, you will have to attempt the impossible.

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