In-reply-to » Greta Thunberg released after brief detention at German mine protest, police say. Sorry for the late reply: yeah, bender’s right; crossing a line just means, in some regard (or many, in Greta’s case), you can’t go back. As an example, if I’d joined Just Stop Oil a few years ago, I’d now be faced with having to move my family to Canada, a lengthy (likely doomed to fail) appeals process, having to find a new job… But Greta is young; she probably isn’t too concerned about where she can or can’t visit or live, and she obviously feels very strongly about this cause. Frankly, I’m in awe of her, and wish her every success. But that is a line that cannot cross; or not for a very, very long time.

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