posted by Thought Out Loud
Sure, Louis-Philippe Loncke has crossed Australia's massive Simpson Desert alone, on foot, but it takes a special kind of mettle to answer slightly more than Four Questions. Loncke stared fear in the face and answered a fifth question, just to prove he could. He talks to Thought Out Loud about why he ventures, the final frontier (it isn't space!), the benefits of solo travel, and giving out chocolate on Everest.
posted by Peter Raaymakers
Then there are the societal oddities. It’s not clear why Callenbach thought that a progressively ecological society would bring with it so much sexual liberation that not only would polyamory be encouraged, but monogamy discouraged.