Everest

So the Sherpas are on strike and Mt. Everest is shut down. This is just as well. Everest was once a legitimate, if somewhat dangerous, challenge for experienced mountaineers. Now it’s become extreme tourism where people with more money than sense can risk their own lives and those of others by achieving some arbitrary goal. If people want to do that, I wouldn’t stop them, but on balance I think it would be a good thing if it stayed closed.

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