Sorry Oregometry, but you took that the really, really wrong way. I spent both days with them doing this shoot and that is not what he meant by that. He praised Portland over and over and over again for being open-minded and free. It had nothing to do with drugs or booze or strip clubs. In fact, I saw none of that, even when we were on private property the second day. His whole thing about Portland is that people shed a lot of the reservations and unnecessary fears they hold in much of the country....like nudity in many cases. Do you think 5,000 people could bike through Oklahoma City in the nude with police escorts? He lauded our the city's willingness to just be itself and not worry about other cultural norms or societal rules. And nudity is not radical here. Having lived around the country, I cannot tell of any other city where it is legal to ride your bike naked as a form of protest, where people semi-regularly go to hot springs (and in some cases the beach at Sauvie Island) nude, or to places such as Common Grounds Wellness Center, etc., etc. Nudity is not radical. It is a part of life. People here just don't flip out about it. That's what he was talking about.
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