Sydney Ross Singer and Soma Grismaijer write: “When a woman learns to treat her breasts as items that

enhance look, they belong not to the woman, but to her viewers. Therefore, a girl becomes alienated from her
own body.” 67
45. Naturism is the antithesis of porn.68
Nudity is frequently confused with pornography in our society since the porn industry has so
successfully used it. To put it differently, nudity is frequently cursed as exploitative just because its repression
causes many to use it.
46. Porn has been defined as an attempt to wield power over nature. In many cases in our culture, it
with nature and with each other, and to accept each other and the natural world in our most natural states.
47. Nonacceptance and repression of nudity fuels porn by teaching that any type and degree of
nudity is inherently sexual and pornographic.
In the words of activist Melissa Farley, “pornography is the antithesis of independence for girls. . . . to treat
the body as anything less than normal and wonderful would be to boost puritanism and pornography. If the individual
body is accepted by society as ordinary, the pornographers will not be able to advertise it.” 70
48. Naturism is innocent, casual, non-exploitative, and non-commercial (and yet is often suppressed); as
opposed to pornography, which is commercialized and sensationalized (and ordinarily stood).
In some American communities it’s prohibited for a lady to publicly bare her breasts to be able to feed an
Baby, but it is authorized to show Penthouse on drug-store magazine racks.
49. Many psychologists believe that repression of a healthy sexuality contributes to a greater capability for, and
tendency toward, violence.

menaced by their perverted reflection.
thinkers have perceived that some of the very ghastly manifestations of human culture are fueled by recycled
eroticism. Channelled into pure cerebration, the sexual instinct may generate nightmares hopeless in the creature
world. Animals are casually brutal and are generally, not always, indifferent to the pain of other creatures. Animals kills
for food or, seldom, for sport but they don’t torture, gloat over pain or exterminate. We do. What is more, we can
Stand our own ferocity. What we can’t bear is our own sexuality.” 71
Hence extreme violence is taken even on television, while the merest glance of sexual anatomy,
Yet innocent, is sufficient to cause movie ratings to leap.
Naturism boosts physical well-being.
50. Clothing limits or gets the better of several of the natural goals of skin: for example, repelling moisture, drying
quickly, breathing, shielding without impeding performance, and notably feeling one’s environment.
“This admirable organ, the natural garments of the body, which grows continually
throughout life, which has at least four completely distinctive sets of sensory nerves distributed to it, which is essential
escape freely, which, when unbroken, is microbe-evidence, and which can readily absorb sunlight–this most beautiful,
versatile, and wonderful organ is, for the most part, smothered, blanched, and blinded in clothing and can just
gradually be restored to the air and light which are its natural surroundings. Then, and only then, we learn what it’s
capable of.” 72
Research suggests that solar exposure triggers the body’s synthesis of Vitamin D, essential for (among other
things) calcium absorption and a solid immune system. 73 Exposure to is especially crucial for the development
52. Recent research has indicated an inverse association between solar exposure and osteoporosis, colon
cancer, breast cancer, and even the most lethal form of skin cancer, malignant melanoma.74
53. An fanatical awareness of modesty about the body frequently correlates with a hesitation to share healthful sorts
of touch with others.
Studies have increasingly linked touch-deprivation, particularly during childhood and adolescence, to
Melancholy, violence, sexual inhibition, and other antisocial behaviors. Studies have also proven that people who are
physically cool toward teenagers create , aggressive, and generally violent offspring.
Kids brought up in families where the members touch each other are healthier, better able to withstand pain and
Disease, more sociable, and usually happier than families that do not share touch.75