Another Call to Action from One of the Wisest People on the Planet
A Brief Commentary by Doug Draper, followed by an address 16-year-old Greta Thunberg delivered late this spring at the Brilliant Minds Conference in Stockholm, Sweden
Posted July 5th, 2019 on Niagara At Large
Her name is Greta Thunberg.
She was born in the third year of this 21st century and she is 16 years old.
And she is making more sense than most people over the age of 50, both in and outside of elected office or the business world, when it comes to what to do in the face of one of the greatest threats, outside of a nuclear war, facing the future of all life on our planet.
Within the past year, this young Swedish activist has delivered calls to action that have been heard around the world as she spoke to delegates at the United Nations and to leaders of the European Union.
Earlier this year, she inspired people her age and younger around the world, including her in Niagara, to march out of school for an afternoon and call on their adult counterparts to wake up and do something for their future before it is too late.
Niagara At Large is posting a video of the full address Greta Thunberg delivered this spring to a large audience of high-profile makers and shakers, including former U.S. President Barack Obama, and innovative thinkers from around the world at the Brilliant Minds Conference in Greta’s home country.
Please click on the screen below and give it a listen, and make a pledge not to bland, not to compromise or find some “balance,” but to act now as if, as Greta has said, as if your house is on fire –
To read an excellent opinion piece published in The Globe and Mail this June 28th, titled ‘The World Needs More Greta Thunbergs’, click on – https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-the-world-needs-more-greta-thunbergs/ .
If you are wondering what the Brilliant Minds Conference is, for more information, click on – https://brilliantminds.co/
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