Cursed Knowledge #16: Women in Refrigerators

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  1. I should clarify: “apologetic” about fellow Westerners generating so much trash.

    I’m actually pro-guided climb companies, particularly if the businesses can find a balance between helping the economic situation for Nepalis, providing safety standards for clients, and promoting conservation and appreciation for the beauty of the Himalayan area.

    (Spoken like a tourist who has been to the Antarctic, the Galapagos, and other interesting places that birdwatchers flock to.)

  2. Avatar for 010101 010101 says:

    To what degree does clothing material and technology change the accomplishment? If more and more people want to claim they have ‘stood on top of the World’, there is opportunity for helping them and engaging in economic activity. Possibly, over a long enough period of time, the journey will become ever more civilized by the tourists, albeit currently ones with elite levels of determination, and their financial means to purchase services. Who would it be a good advert for to have an eco-facility somewhere near base camp?
    I can’t help but see a vague parallel to space tourism, even though rocket ships involve sitting down in a warm cabin. Mr Musk might already have done rough sketches of Teslas with snow tracks.

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