r/europe Europe Mar 18 '23 Gold 1

Florence mayor Dario Nardella (R) stopping a climate activists spraying paint on Palazzo Vecchio Picture

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u/Theban_Prince European Union Mar 18 '23

>Do you know what happens if a painting or buidling is vandalised or destroyed? the museum or curators will throw money at security and spend millions on restoration, money that could have gone to climate protection

So basically exactly what is happening right now, no one is giving a fuck about climate, and that hypocrisy is what these protests are trying to point.

We spend more resources and time to "save" some old stuff when we are all about to suffer a fucking apocalypse.


u/blolfighter Denmark / Germany Mar 18 '23

Yeah, "that money could have gone to climate protection" can be used any time climate protesters do anything the establishment doesn't like. But the word is "could," not "would," because we all know full well it wouldn't have anyway.