Why is it offensive to get naked?

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Random question, i know, but i just had a thought as to why nakedness isnt really allowed in society? I mean obviously people wandered around without clothes on a few million years ago and apart from warmth and uses like that i wonder why people started wearing clothes full time? And who decided that being naked was offensive in the first place?
And before anyone asks i dont particularly enjoy being naked myself, this is just a (very) random question.
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Would be really awkward on the tube if you got an erection.
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Its on the perception on what is the perfect body and clothes cover up the insecurities!

But can you imagine going to school or uni where everyone was naked!! Orgies would never stop!!
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I'm not sure. The last time I did it I had a wonderful audience at the elderly peoples home. They were extremely enthusiastic and asked for an encore
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(Original post by I'm The Real MVP)
Random question, i know, but i just had a thought as to why nakedness isnt really allowed in society? I mean obviously people wandered around without clothes on a few million years ago and apart from warmth and uses like that i wonder why people started wearing clothes full time? And who decided that being naked was offensive in the first place?
And before anyone asks i dont particularly enjoy being naked myself, this is just a (very) random question.
Good question! And it's not (definitely not to me). We the laymen certainly didn't, and that's a lot of us, so it should make question you question it came or even where is could still is coming from.

I went to an Art exhibition, where there was body painting, there was a woman there that was topless in front of everyone getting painted, I thought, 'kudos to her!' - Those that know they can, do.
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If people walked around naked it'd be far easier to sexually assault someone.
Wouldn't that unsettle you OP?
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(Original post by Smilin’ Knight)
Would be really awkward on the tube if you got an erection.
It'd be a useful place to hang your bag though
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The last time I was publicly naked other than in a changing room was at best kebab, no one seemed to mind then, and they looked like they were used to it so it's probably more common than you'd think
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Meh i would be pretty offended if i had to see saggy tits and ugly penises all the time... and fat rolls.. most people dont look good naked. it would also be incredibly distracting ...
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Check out the BBC Horizon documentary "What's the problem with nudity?". It's on YouTube.
They give hypotheses' for the loss of our hair and the adoption of clothing. Quite interesting.
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Better don't, I don't want to see my family members naked :erm: I actually don't want to see anyone naked except my man :perv: nor I want to walk around naked :ahhhhh:
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(Original post by Smilin’ Knight)
Would be really awkward on the tube if you got an erection.
Especially, the peak hours and how many big ones where on the same carriage
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(Original post by NHM713)
Good question! And it's not (definitely not to me). We the laymen certainly didn't, and that's a lot of us, so it should make question you question it came or even where is could still is coming from.

I went to an Art exhibition, where there was body painting, there was a woman there that was topless in front of everyone getting painted, I thought, 'kudos to her!' - Those that know they can, do.
Good answer, i think its strange how people hate seeing other bare bodies as it obviously wasnt always like that
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(Original post by Prince_fancybum)
The last time I was publicly naked other than in a changing room was at best kebab, no one seemed to mind then, and they looked like they were used to it so it's probably more common than you'd think
Wow i honestly didnt think places like this existed! Apart from nudist beaches and so on
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We have been socialised into being ashamed of our natural forms.
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(Original post by driftawaay)
Meh i would be pretty offended if i had to see saggy tits and ugly penises all the time... and fat rolls.. most people dont look good naked. it would also be incredibly distracting ...
But if seeing people's bodies all the time was the norm, there wouldnt be anything for you to be offended by maybe? Food for thought
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If people walked around naked it'd be far easier to sexually assault someone.
Wouldn't that unsettle you OP?
True but i suppose my original question was more for what reason did we decide to start covering up our bodies in the first place?
I also guess it raises the question that if exposure to seeing people naked was the norm, would sexual assault decrease? I dont know, just an idea.
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I wouldn't mind being naked as long as it was socially acceptable.. as long as it isn't too cold. On the whole though, not sure how attractive most people look naked :/
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(Original post by I'm The Real MVP)
True but i suppose my original question was more for what reason did we decide to start covering up our bodies in the first place?
I also guess it raises the question that if exposure to seeing people naked was the norm, would sexual assault decrease? I dont know, just an idea.
Protection from the elements, public decency and fashion (expression of individuality)
Doubt assault cases would decrease, it'd just make it easier to violate someone - clothing acts as an inhibitor.
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(Original post by driftawaay)
Meh i would be pretty offended if i had to see saggy tits and ugly penises all the time... and fat rolls.. most people dont look good naked. it would also be incredibly distracting ...
Why would that offend you? :confused:
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