No matter: if its warriors they wish to be then this is what they can expect:
Looking at the issue beyond the immediate conflict, a number of questions arise:
- how many of the lay public who give money in support of such eco-activism are aware that their money is being used so that, in the name of the environment, young people can roam the oceans of the world in a competitive power boat?
- what is the carbon footprint of the power boat? (sorry, I was forgetting that carbon is so yesterday)
- geography pop quiz: you want to make a media splash about whaling, do you get a boat and protest (a) Icelandic or Norwegian activity in the North Atlantic, or (b) Japanese activity in the South Pacific?