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Why are so many people "offended" by nudity?


Does anyone else ever wonder why we are so offended by nudity? We are born that way and yet many people are repulsed by seeing another human being naked. As a society we seem strangely tolerant of seeing beautiful people’s flesh and less so if they are not conventionally attractive. Why is that?

 

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    whonunuwho 5 years ago

    Insightful commentary,Cre8tor. Thanks for the sensibility.


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    whonunuwho 5 years ago

    Obviously,pagesvoice, you are a respectable individual, and hopefully you do not have any older, or grown kids about the house...and They thought their dad was a prude.


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    whonunuwho 5 years ago

    Civilizations have had thousands of years to make a decision to be clothed or go nude. What choice have they made and why?

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    Academicviews 5 years ago

    There is an issue here that as a society we are told, mainly through the media, what and who to find attractive. Your points are the kind I wanted to debate. There has also been a comment which linked nudity with sex and pornography which is not the


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    whonunuwho 5 years ago

    Answer this stanwshura, What kind of society would we have around the world, if we all lived as Nudes(except in coldest climes)would we still be an advancing civilization?


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    Academicviews 5 years ago

    Sexual acts and pornography are not synonymous with nudity. It is interesting reading your points as the sub text of my question is that it really is not that big an issue for many people yet for others nudity is exclusively related to sex and thus a


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