THE TITLE OF THE ARTICLE is “Is Greta Thunberg a Time Traveler Here to Save Us From Climate Emergency? 120-Year-Old Photo Sparks Flood of Conspiracy Theories” by the Common Dreams staff (NWell, there seems to be a conspiracy theory for just about everything, so why not Miss Thunberg as a visitor from the future! Here are the first paragraphs from the article:
“Is 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg a time traveler here to save us from the global climate emergency? A photo taken during the 1898 Klondike Gold Rush in Yukon, Canada features a child that so closely resembles the world-renowned climate campaigner that some Twitter users initially dismissed it as a fake.
But the 120-year-old photo was sourced to the University of Washington’s Special Collections archive, leading many to jokingly conclude that Thunberg is a time traveler who arrived in 2019 to warn the world about the planetary climate crisis.”
To read the brief article and see the photo, click HERE.
FEATURED IMAGE: The photo at the top of this page is actor Rod Taylor as George in the George Pal production of H.G. Wells’ The Time Machine. The 1960 movie—one of the very best science fiction movies of pre-2001: A Space Odyssey Hollywood—also featured Alan Young, Sebastian Cabot, Whit Bissell, and Yvette “Why Wasn’t I the Next Sex Kitten?” Mimieux.
Mystically liberal Virgo enjoys long walks alone in the city at night in the rain with an umbrella and a flask of 10-year-old Laphroaig who strives to live by the maxim, “It ain’t what you know that gets you into trouble; it’s what you know that just ain’t so.
I’ve been a puppet, a pauper, a pirate, a poet, a pawn, and a college dropout (twice!). Occupationally, I have been a bartender, jewelry engraver, bouncer, landscape artist, and FEMA crew chief following the Great Flood of ’72 (and that was a job that I should never, ever have left).
I am also the final author of the original O’Sullivan Woodside price guides for record collectors and the original author of the Goldmine price guides for record collectors. As such, I was often referred to as the Price Guide Guru, and—as everyone should know—it behooves one to heed the words of a guru. (Unless, of course, you’re the Beatles.)