Extinction Rebellion — British Green Fascism To Destroy Industrial Civilization

August 1, 2019
XR Die-in UVA Amsterdam 18 April 2019 (Extinction Rebellion NL/Catharina Gerritsen) Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)
XR Die-in UVA Amsterdam 18 April 2019 (Extinction Rebellion NL/Catharina Gerritsen) Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)

The Extinction Rebellion (XR), spawned in the UK last October and now spreading rapidly across Europe and the United States, must not be taken lightly as merely psychotic lunacy, although it is that as well. Their intention is not hidden — the destruction of modern industrial civilization. The founding declaration, published in The Guardian on Oct. 26, 2018, signed by 94 academics, politicians, and social activists, states that governments are guilty of "failing to acknowledge that infinite economic growth on a planet with finite resources is non-viable." This fundamental lie — that we live in a world of scarce resources — was refuted by Lyndon LaRouche in his 1983 book There Are No Limits To Growth. Based on that lie, the XR declaration concludes: "it is therefore not only our right, but our moral duty to bypass the government's inaction and flagrant dereliction of duty, and to rebel to defend life itself."

The authors were Dr. Alison Green, a psychologist at England's Arden University, and Molly Scott Cato, a British Member of the European Parliament from the British Green Party, who is not only anti-carbon but also a raving anti-nuclear campaigner (demonstrating that the XR intention is not actually anti-carbon, but anti-industry and anti-science). The signers include former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, who encourages children to skip school — a "children's crusade" — to demand de-industrialization. A large number of the signers are psychiatrists, and, not surprisingly, XR prides itself on being modeled on "The Committee of 100", Bertrand Russell's civil disobedience movement from 1960. It was Russell — described by Lyndon LaRouche as the "most evil man of the 20th Century," who described "mass psychology" as the most important tool for politics: "Its importance has been enormously increased by the growth of modern methods of propaganda," Russell wrote in his 1952 book The Impact of Science on Society. "Of these the most influential is what is called 'education.' Religion plays a part, though a diminishing one; the press, the cinema, and the radio play an increasing part. What is essential in mass psychology is the art of persuasion. If you compare a speech of Hitler's with a speech of (say) Edmund Burke, you will see what strides have been made in the art since the eighteenth century. What went wrong formerly was that people had read in books that man is a rational animal, and framed their arguments on this hypothesis.... It may be hoped that in time anybody will be able to persuade anybody of anything if he can catch the patient young and is provided by the State with money and equipment."

The XR is now shutting down traffic and defacing monuments, but can be expected to proceed to terrorist attacks on CO2-producing factories and power plants soon. They are fascists, even though their shirts are green rather than brown. They are at the center of the ongoing destruction of Germany, the leading industrial nation of Europe. A key speaker at the ongoing five-day conference of XR in Dortmund is Christoph Schmidt, who has been Chancellor Angela Merkel's leading economic adviser for the past ten years, during which the German government has begun the total shut-down of nuclear power and the closure of all coal-fired power plants, planning to survive primarily on windmills and solar panels. The international XR movement is also targetting the United States, focussed on the September UN Climate Action Summit in New York.

This demonic movement must be exposed and repudiated, but that will only be successful if the populations of Europe and the US are at the same time given the tools to break through the cultural and psychological warfare. Never has the opportunity to do exactly that been greater than it is today, as a primary result of the enthusiasm and optimism awakened by the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing, together with the announcement by President Donald Trump and NASA chief Jim Bridenstine of the Artemis Moon-Mars project, to return to the Moon by 2024 in a crash program, and to stay there, building the industrial and scientific capacity to serve as the base for human travel to Mars and beyond. The LaRouchePAC petition, "We Commit to the Moon-Mars Mission" is aimed at providing that spark of creativity and optimism, especially in the youth, who have been denied that vision of the future since the assassination of John Kennedy, the Indochina War, and the prosecution of Lyndon LaRouche. The exoneration of LaRouche today can, and must, awaken American patriots and citizens of the world to the reality of the lost decades since his ideas were suppressed, by the same British imperial forces now being exposed as the instigators of the failed coup attempt against President Trump.