Greta Thunberg and the Children’s Crusade

I want you to panic—Greta Thunberg age 16.

Sixteen is a very precious age. It is the age of our maximum heightened sensuality and openness to the world, of volatility and grace—there is a divine glint of promise in the sixteen-year-old — a terrible beauty that you can find even in the most sullen and lacklustre teenager if you look hard enough. This explains the cultural tendency for the…