Olympic Gold To Extinction Rebellion Activist - An Interview With Etienne Stott


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An inspiring and insightful interview with Etienne Stott, about his take on our predicament, his philosophy on dealing with it, and why he got involved personally with the arrests and civil disobedience of the XR spring rebellion of early 2019. -------------------------------------------------- Short video of Etienne and his crew mate Tim Baillie win the Gold at 2012 Olympics Games: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4fQN__YQoP4 Connect and follow Etienne on Twitter @EtienneStott -------------------------------------------------- Here are some notes sent through from Etienne: Extinction Rebellion website: https://rebellion.earth This video explains the rationale behind Extinction Rebellion. It's called 'Heading for extinction and what to do about it’: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2VkC4SnwY0 This is a video about personal choices without shame and judgement, which is central to Extinction Rebellion philosophy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kWqlzW7-nw&t=2s This video by Professor Kevin Anderson explains the science behind the urgency and what solutions are feasible in the timeframe we have. It also explains how fairness plays out in this context. I'd recommend this one for development of personal understanding, as it really switched my thinking into a higher gear: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7BZFvc-ZOa8

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