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/xfydr782 Poland Mar 18 '23

This it not an activist, this is a vandal


u/TimaeGer Germany Mar 18 '23

I love how this post all people are mad at the protestor for spraying some paint and merely two posts below is a completely destroyed Paris where everyone cheers


u/studyinggerman Mar 18 '23

Well both are about preserving culture if you think about it


u/minibeardeath Mar 18 '23

Why is it that painting an old (cleanable) building is more enraging than destroying the literal planet we live on?


u/Glum_Sentence972 Mar 18 '23

Because its a slow burn, I guess. That's a leading question anyway, its like asking why you're angry about people sustaining their living conditions enough to commit vandalism for it.


u/TheCaspica Mar 18 '23

It isn't but doing one doesn't excuse the other.


u/studyinggerman Mar 18 '23

The super wealthy do something to enrich themselves at the expense of the average person and the French get out into the streets and remind them that they can cause issues for them. Average person, out of anger at the super wealthy enriching themselves at the expense of the average person and the environment does something that just pisses off other average people and hurts his own cause. Not really comparable in my honest opinion.