Greta Thunberg or Europe's mental disorder

A collapsing country's parliament prostrated itself grotesquely before a teenager in shorts.

Giulio Meotti, | updated: 08:58

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What an indecent and grotesque spectacle Greta Thunberg's visit at the French Parliament was. A National Assembly in adoration of the Swedish girl, the cult-object of the rich, de-Christianized and postmodern European élites.

According to French essayst Pascal Bruckner, it was “one of the most humiliating days in the history of the French Parliament”. “That French deputies and leaders like Macron and Merkel hang from the lips of a young girl in short shorts is a resounding humiliation of politics, in the noblest sense of the term”.


Israel, too, is an ecological superpower, a world leader in water supply and sanitation. But Israel's public and politicians don't bow to Greta.
A socially collapsing country that prostrates itself before the little saint of ecology. Worthy epilogue of macronism, a degenerative phenomenon of a declining West?

“In a spasm of sadomasochistic enjoyment, everyone applauds Greta”, writes the French philosopher Michel Onfray. With this mass hysteria for the “Swedish cyborg”, as Onfray defines her, “we are entering the supreme stage of nihilism”. It is the time of the “king children”, says Onfray, the “world upside down”.

The point here is not the care for preserving the environment. Israel, too, is an ecological superpower, a world leader in water supply and sanitation. But Israel's public and politicians don't bow to Greta. The point here is that, from Pope Francis to Emmanuel Macron, and through all the European newspapers and parliaments and universities, all knelt in front of a girl who, according to her mother, “can see carbon dioxide with the naked eye”.

How did the West - the cradle of reason, cultural sobriety and knowledge applied to reality to improve it -  become such a pathetic scene? 

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