• 3/26/2017 - natural state of being, and discrimination on this basis is illegal. It ought to be equally prohibited to discriminate on the
basis of appearing in the natural state common to any or all mankind.
Frequently found it to be more complex to forbid nudity than to sanction it.
For examp le, in the local anti-nudity legislation of St. John's County, Florida, we locate this painstakingly
elaborate definition of "backside:" "The place at the rear of the body (sometimes known as the gluteus
maximus) which lies between two imaginary straight lines running parallel to the ground when one is standing,
the very first or top such line being a half-inch below the top of the vertical cleavage of the nates (i.e., the bulge
formed by the muscles running from the back of the hip to the rear of the leg) as well as the second or bottom such line
being a half-inch above the bottom stage of the curvature of the fleshy protuberance (occasionally referred to as the
gluteal fold), and between two imaginary straight lines, one on each side of the body (the 'outside lines'), which
outside lines are perpendicular to the earth and to the horizontal lines described above, and which perpendicular
outside lines pass through the outermost point(s) at which each nate meets the outer side of each leg.
Notwithstanding the above, buttocks shall not contain the leg, the hamstring muscle below the gluteal fold, the
tensor fasciae latae muscles, or some of the previously described part of the body that is between either (i) the
left inside perpendicular line and the left outside perpendicular line or (ii) the right inside perpendicular line and the
right outside perpendicular line. For the intention behind the prior sentence, the left inside perpendicular line shall be
an imaginary straight line on the left side of the anus (i) that is perpendicular to the ground and to the horizontal
lines described above and (ii) that is one third of the space from the anus to the left outside line. (The preceding
description can generally be described as covering one third of the buttocks centered over the cleavage for the length
of the cleavage.)" 200
135. A large portion of state and local government anti-nudity regulations are legislated by
individual superior officials or small groups, without public review.
of due process.
Florida, for example, shut nearly all of its own nude beaches in 1983 without public review.
136. By wide-ranging legal precedent, it's unquestionably legal to be naked in private, on private property.
137. Many state or local governments have also expressly legislated the right to be bare in designated
public areas, such as legally-sanctioned nude beaches.
Legal nude beaches are uncommon but not nonexistent in North America. British Columbia, for instance,
Now has one lawfully sanctioned nude beach, and Oregon has two.
138. There is no universal national prohibition against nudity on public property. In general, public land agencies
See nude diversion--ran with discretion as well as sensitivity to the variable values of others--as "legitimate
Many state and local governments (notably Oregon, Vermont, and the California Department of Recreation
and Parks) have followed the federal policy also, without struggle.
William Penn Mott, a former Manager of the National Park Service, wrote: "NPS must consciously seek to
respect and accommodate wide ranging differences among visitors and professional colleagues in lifestyles and
values with sympathy, dignity, and tolerance.
more able of allowing people to be themselves, nearer to a oneness with universal truths about mankind and
about our relationship to nature as well as the sacred truths by which we live. . . . I believe it's too easy for authorities
employees--all of us--to believe there's only one means to relish and use the parks and that when the visitor enters 'our
parks' they must 'do it our way.'" 202
139. The nude use of most federal lands is, actually, constitutional since there's no worldwide national law
Forbidding it. The Ninth Amendment expressly says that no freedoms shall be denied which aren't specifically
140. The mandate of public land agencies including the U.S. Forest Service provide for diversity of
Diversion. Historically, provisions are made even for extreme minority kinds of diversion. Recreational
diversity must also contain provisions for nude recreation.
A 1983 Gallup poll found that 14% of Americans sometimes appreciated naked recreation.204 How many
Actions does 14% of the American people participate in, of any kind? Certainly not hunting, snowmobiling, mountain
Bicycling, or using off-road vehicles, all of which have designated areas set aside for their use!
141. Clothing-optional diversion is less offensive to most people than a number of other forms of diversion
• 3/26/2017 - them. (They didn't, as in the case of "lion," for example, have to adopt the name for the item from another
language.) There must have been some other motive at
work to account for the absence of a consistent pattern
in these words. Such a motive are available in the
Strong connotations of particular parts of the body,
and of nakedness. These were such that the word was
avoided, and a euphemism, or a distortion substituted.
The Greek word albotia, "black matters," for sexual
organs, like the Latin word pudenda, reveals that male
nudity was not always accepted.14
The group of nudity as magic is closely related to
Several kinds of nudity we shall be discussing. Spiritual nudity covers a vast place of meaning. Divine
nudity characterizes gods and goddesses. The divine
nudity of the goddesses Astarte, Ishtar (often
shown in frontal nudity), Aphrodite, Venus, and
others signifies fertility, fecundity, and ability." Ritual nudity means nudity as a special manner of dressing for initiation rituals for boys and girls, for holy
prostitutes serving at the temple, for a priest sacrificing before his god.16 Undoubtedly dress and undress, nakedness and nudity, are associated in meaning and circumstance.
The Old Testament includes a famous report of
the origin of clothing that shows some of the fundamental
Historical connotations of nakedness and clothing. According to Genesis (6.7), Adam and Eve devised a
garment to hide the sex organs of men and women-the Greek Septuagint called it a perizoma. They did
this to keep from being ashamed of-and/or shocked
by-their nakedness after they'd eaten of the Tree
were nude; so they sewed together fig leaves and
made themselves loincloths."
nudos, consuerunt folia ficus, et fecerunt sibi perizomata ... .)17 Whatever the meaning (or meanings) of
nakedness in this passage, the purpose of the perizoma
was certainly to avoid appearing nude before each
for protection; for only later (Gen. 3.21) did God
Just as clothing could serve distinct functions, so
nakedness and nudity could have distinct meanings.
This appears to be revealed by the story of Ishtar, the goddess who in artwork normally appeared in frontal nudity,
In the narrative
of Ishtar's descent into the Underworld, she's progressively stripped of her jewels and ornaments as she
At the last, the gatekeeper removes her "breechcloth," and the goddess of
fertility appears fully naked, deprived of her divinity and dignity.'"
shamed. (The Akkadian phrase for the loincloth is
"robe of shame," sometimes euphemistically left
as "robe of grandeur.")19 There was clearly all the
difference in the world, to historical eyes, between a gloriously, divinely nude figure wearing jewelry, a
In the Old Testament nakedness constantly signifies
In the early
Near East and elsewhere it is a sign of defeat-nude,
bound prisoners were paraded in the king's victory
Party, and are thereby signified on innumerable
monuments.20 The slain enemy, consistently stripped of
Clothing or armour, lies naked. As in a dream of anxiety,
nakedness exposes you to fear and shame. But the
Greeks were to turn the theory about and to see the
cover or adornment.
NUDITY AS A COSTUME IN CLASSICAL ART
dented departure from a norm accepted in every other
time and tribe. "Once, even in the Olympic
games, sportsmen competed with a diazoma, or perizoma. Several other customs show that the Greeks
once lived like the barbarians of now." Many other
passages could be cited to demonstrate that the Greeks believed that the custom of nudity indicated a break with
their own earlier custom.
What led to this change?
most part referred to the Classical period, and stressed one or another aspect of this custom: the arty
nudity of the kouros, the monumental statue of a
standing youth, or the real life nudity of the sportsman.
I want to attempt to trace the origin and development of this kind of important happening.
The tentative nature of some of my ideas will, I hope,
Provoke others to treat this significant topic. In attempting to sort out the various chronological degrees of
Greek nudity and their worth, I 've attempted
to do what I did for the Roman triumph,21 finding,
along the way, how differently Greek and Roman
• 3/25/2017 - The 2000s have been busy years
for NEF. In 2003 NEF released Mark
Storey's Film au Naturel: A History
of Fkk Movie, the first fully developed
the 1930s in film and video. That same
year, NEF produced an 18-minute VHS
Pursuing the Sun. Directed by respected
filmmaker and videographer Edin Velez,
NEF thought the video as an introduction to nudism for legislators. Velez
had created almost a dozen naturist
videos in partnership with TNS in the
1980s, while TNS staff photographer
Michael Cooney continued TNS' video
production through the later 1990s and
into the 2000s.
By the mid-1990s NAC had become an efficient political action group whose professionalism and effectiveness had engendered
Regard from naturist and non-naturists
groups equally. Shortly however, the board
had to recognize its need for some
Support. Having become quite skillful at
finding anti-nudity laws even before
it became known to the public, and
learning techniques to conquer it in legislative committees, NAC wanted to enlarge
In 1995, NAC established the Naturist
program. NAC Place Reps, or NACARs,
to oversee a specified geographical region
as an assistant to the NAC board member
covering that place. For instance, someone
from a plage support group in California
might become a NACAR to monitor actions
at that specific strand for the NAC board
member covering California. The NACAR
would also be in a location locally to watch
in law enforcement appear, the NACAR
would be in a great position to garner
defend the place's naturist independence.
In 1996 NEF created an analogous
program of Naturist Education Foundation
Place Representatives (i.e. NEFARs) who
wish to assist NEF in promoting nudism,
but who aren't particularly interested in
doing the political or legislative work on
which NAC tends to concentrate much of its
After going through the learning process of creating and breaking up the NLC,
NNLC, and ACFRI, The Naturist Society
Appears to have hit upon a recipe for success
with NAC. The premier activist group
for naturism continues to boast a success
rate percentile in the 90s in challeng-
NAC's leadership stays firmly rooting state anti-nudity legislation. There is ed in the TNS membership. The NAC
Now a reliable core of committee mem- board takes as its obligation to help
bers, NACARS, professional volunteers, individuals, clubs, and other naturist
and fiscal contributors.
Kept Washington lobbyist Scootch or advancing naturist independence. In a fresh
Pankonin to help the board on federal and millennium, when business and corporate
state nudity policy and legislation issues. paradigms are taken as axiomatic, a volShe served in that capacity until 2001. In unteer grassroots organization may seem
1997, NAC hired Bob Morton of Central anachronistic. But so far it has worked
Texas Nudists as Executive Director, and astonishingly well.
He's served as chair of both NAC and
NEF from then until now.
Clothed with the Sun
To make itself even more effective in
getting information out to naturists and
to direct letters, phone calls, faxes, and e-mails to key legislators considering important bills pertaining to nudity, NAC has In the spring of 1989 (to back up a
established an internet NAC Alarm System bit), TNS sent its members their first
delivered by a variety of naturist list serv- copy of Nude & Natural magazine.
jourers. Coupled with the NAC Newsletter,
the NAC Alerts have proven priceless in nal for several reasons. First, some
marshaling immediate grassroots naturist people new to the magazine had trouble
understanding the name; they were hearsupport when the demand arises.
Spring 2009 | 37
I was sorry to learn about Lee Baxandall's passing.
great man, and I picture a great friend to you. He quite favorably influenced my life also.
It was because of Lee that I did my first workshop. At the
Pocono Picnic Company I asked him about a workshop I
wanted to attend.
don't you direct it?" Which I did a few weeks after at the Turtle
Lake Assembly, that very same summer.
Doing that workshop and the many that have followed, the
friendships made, and the openness and links experienced have been a large part of my healing and growth. So I
feel greatly indebted for the part he played in my life.
I am sorry I was not closer to him to get to know him better. I
will miss him. Thank you for all your attempts to continue what he
All the Best Naturally,
• 3/24/2017 - Kids immediately adapt and appreciate all the recreational opportunities of the park.
Because it is fun and it's healthy. Body recognition is a powerful notion and a
key to self acceptance and the acceptance of others.
sports or socializing, the nudist experience is a positive one both psychologically and
Is not nudity offensive?
We do not believe so. If you do, we would like you to reconsider. We consider that
the human body in its natural state cannot be offensive or shameful, that it's
Is not nudity sexual?
Nudism is not any more and quite possibly less sexual than life in general.
Nudism is about being nude when practical, not about sex. It's about body
Acknowledgement, physicality, spirituality and asthetics. Nudism in general can be
quite lusty--just think of the sensations of bathing your body in the air,
sun and water--but is not in itself sexual.
Do I have to undress straight away?
Sunny Haven is a
Naturist park... a place where folks come to be
socially nude. For the comfort of all, we anticipate that all members and visitors
be naked while in the common recreational areas of the park. Nudism is a
participatory activity, not something to observe.
If one man of a couple is irresolute to disrobe on an initial visit, that would
be okay. We believe that the comfort of Sunny Haven would make involvement
Simple in a short time.
Do I have to be naked constantly?
While Sunny Haven is a naturist park (not clothing optional), there are surely
times when being clothed is appropriate (or advocated or on occasion even
required). In general, however, nudity is the correct state of being at all
times when health, weather and safety permit while in the common and recreational
areas of the park. Nudity is compulsory at all times in the pool and hottub.
Do you look at each other? I do not believe I 'd be comfortable in a
conversation, for example.
It is okay to look. It is not ok to gawk or stare.
the clothed world if you consider it.)
Speak and interact with others. It is just the same as in the clothed world.
To understand this recognize that nudity is the norm in our world.
will shortly give no consideration in reference to others or yourself being nude.
Are there other naturist parks or clubs in the area? How do I find naturist
parks, clubs and shores?
This region of the nation is full of nudist history and we're within a couple of
hours drive to five other nudist or clothing optional parks.
of eight fkk parks in the state of Indiana alone. Most of them are members of
the American Association for Nude Recreation.
You might want to visit NudistParksUSA.NET where
you may find fkk parks and clubs via a rapid zip code search.
Imagine if I run into someone I know?
Chances are that they'll be equally as nude as you.... and rather comfortable with
Bare diversion (unless it's their first visit also). They'll likely be happy to
see you. Dialogue will be easy... you have something to talk about: a common
Bring the same things you would take in a visit to a clothed park or beach
except a bathing suit: hats, sunblock, sunglasses, towels, something to read,
something to play with (Frisbee, volleyball), camping supplies if you're
Is not all that exposure to the sunlight dangerous?
Some sun exposure is rather likely good for us. But surely overexposure is not
A great thing. If you consider it,
while nude we do not expose a lot more than we do when in a bathing suit anyhow.
So the only difference is you will use a bit more suntan lotion.
I figure it was simple for me
to make the swap to nudism. I had sunned discreetly for several years before
my friends, a married couple, asked me if I want to join them at a nearby
hot spring. I hesitated to asked my girlfriend since I believed she would believe
was all about. Maybe it was easier for us because we were
joining another couple, in place of only going as individuals, but we clearly
Needed to indulge in what we all had covertly contemplated. Of course we felt
somewhat difficult in the beginning, seeing our longtime buddies in the buff, and them
Dorado Hot Springs. It was a fantastic day, and that is what eventually resulted in our
Unfledged Desert Sun Naturist group.
Talking to friends about naturism was unusual at first, but a lot of my friends
Believe the notion is extremely good (even if they do not want to try). I have managed to
convince a few of them (fairy easily I might add) to come out and give naturism
• 3/23/2017 - Questions From a Non-Nudist Mother On Nudit Etiquette, Home Nudism, & Children
We recently received an email that we believe would be interesting to share. She's searching for penetration and opinions so please make sure to leave comments on this site rather than on Facebook (so she can see what people think).
A Non Naturist Mom Needs Our Help!
Here is her email:
I am writing to you expecting for your input regarding a scenario in my own life involving nudity. (Poll your friends, if you desire also, I will be joyful to have greater than one person's opinions.)
I am attempting to determine whether my viewpoint on a situation must be examined.
Home Nudism And Behaviour Etiquette
We recently received an e-mail that we believe would be interesting to share. She is looking for penetration and views so please be sure to leave comments on this particular website and not on Facebook (so she can see what people think).
Here is her email:
I'm writing to you expecting for the input regarding a situation in my own life involving nudity. (Poll your friends, if you want also, I am joyful to have greater than one individual's feedback.)
I 'm trying to ascertain whether my perspective on a scenario must be analyzed.
That is the scenario.
Due to many tragic situation in my own life in the past year or so, I 've become homeless. I 've a 12 year old son that is currently living with my sister, which was my choice and I made it as a way to provide him with a safer and more stable living situation than I can presently supply (as I've been staying with friends in their little apartment).
For backdrop, whether it's related or not, I was never exposed to much family nudity growing up. I remember seeing my mom naked on occasion, but not my father (and I 'd two sisters, but no brothers). That said, I have been nonchalant, yet private, about being naked in front of them.
As each one of my kids reached puberty, they became more private about being unclothed around me and each other. I never told them that it was unacceptable to be unclothed throughout the house. I have told them that the body is natural and beautiful, but mostly it was not something I ever thought much about. The other day he was visiting, and he desired to change clothes, and requested me to leave the room. I lightheartedly ignored his overly humble request, and told him that I 'd look the other way if he wanted me to, and I did. He was good with that.
I 've understood that two of my friends are more comfortable with social nudity than I 'm and it hasn't been an issue. I view it as a personal choice. I was told the very first time I ever came with their house, that they have a clothes optional home. No biggie. The wife is more likely than husband to walk around fully bare. The husband has children from a previous union, and their policy has been that to prevent problems which could be caused by his ex wife. When his kids are visiting, the wife will wear at least a tank top and panties when in view of his kids. When my son has come to visit, the policy continues to be the same.
This couple is purchasing a substantial house. Several months ago they invited myself and my son to live there with them also and for as long as I desired / needed. That was awesome and generous and I've been really looking forward to being with my son again after annually of living apart.
A couple of weeks ago, the wife asked me whether I planned on speaking to my son about living in a clothing optional environment, or whether I 'd only handle it as it happened (such as seeing her being unclothed around the house facing him). I was really surprised, as I 'd presumed that the current policy regarding nudity around kids would continue. That is what I was used to and had not thought about things potentially being different. I spoke to the husband alone and he presumed the same. It was clear at that point, that there was a communication breakdown and that they'd to work out between the two of them what their policy would be. I waited for them to do so and come talk in my experience about it once they were on exactly the same page.
After they discussed, the wife said that she never believed that straightforward nudity would be an problem for me or my son. That said, now that she's conscious of them, she said that while she would like to guarantee that she wouldn't be nude around him. She failed to feel comfortable to promise that she'dn't forget to put on minimal clothes when he was around. To be clear, she said she would try to remember, but that she could not guarantee. She didn't want to promise something unless she knew she could do it. She said that there have now been times, she had almost walked out of her bedroom naked when her husband's children were seeing.
Since that dialog, I have been studying the naturist and naturist lifestyles. I've been reading views and whatever I will locate on the internet to help me better understand the scenario. This has led me to you.
I have family members who wouldn't hesitate to call CPS (Child Protective Services) if they became aware that my son was living in a house where a female adult was naked around him. I could probably find myself in family court for custody problems over this and I'd like to get additional information before I make any selection.
The dilemmas that I am having trouble understanding are as follows:
The idea that someone could somehow "forget" to put on clothes is incredibly foreign in my experience. Is this something that some naturists have experienced in the past?
I have issues about how difficult it would be for my son to adapt into a clothing optional environment at his age (puberty).
Does it make a difference that it wouldn't be his mom who'd be nude, but an unrelated adult woman whom he hasn't spent lots of time with?
I am surprised that she didn't imagine that it'd have repercussions for me or my son - Is this common on the list of nudist community?
I want view and don't know how much my issues are due to my textile life expertise. Any comments, ideas, or opinions would be very, very much appreciated. I am trusting that your experiences would be helpful in my experience in some way.
So there you have it. A non nudist is reaching out and trying to understand. Let's take a minute and try to help her!
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• 3/14/2017 - the norm in Europe for a long time, and while a bit slow to "catch on" in the US
Rock Lodge - New Jersey Nudist Club , it is becoming very popular, notably in Caribbean destinations
It's not in any way unusual for the first timer to be a little nervous becoming
started, but once they get out of their clothes, any nervousness rapidly
There are two pretty great methods of going about getting "nekkid" for the first
1. Lots of first timers will select destinations that are clothing optional for
their first trip. Optional means exactly what it implies - you can choose to go
This way you'll be able to work out
of your suit a bit more slowly until you're comfortable.
2. If you have already made the decision to
go to a clothes optional or nude plage you've already passed the biggest
strip all the way from the clothes, just like you've been doing it all of
you life. Remember... All those other folks are "nekked" too... so it's not a
Just like you and me! In our journeys to
Clothes optional or bare destinations we've met all types of folks including
businessmen, entrepreneurs, secretaries, physicians, professionals, office &
factory workers alike. The great thing about going to a clothing optional
Any pretensions of class or position
are generally rapidly lost and everybody appears to fit together and socialize
Won't I be embarrassed?
If you're going to a nude beach anticipating
to see a bare version of "Baywatch" you're likely to be disappointed or relieved
as the case may be. One quick look around a nude beach and you will soon realize
that as we mentioned before, most everyone is just like you and me. You see
bodies of all kinds, shapes and sizes - tall, short, calorically challenged
Not wearing clothing is nothing to be embarrassed about.
Wayne, our webmaster, relates his observations about some of his visits to
resorts that have both "cloth" and "naked" seashores. He discovers that the people on
the "clothed" sections of the seashores consistently seem to REALLY BE MUCH more body conscious
than on the nude beach. Consistently pulling and adapting A Reader Wonders Why He Likes To Be Naked At Home After Growing Up in a Clothed Society so they appear just
right, while the people on the nude beach are relaxed and cozy. We've
Found exactly the same thing.
the difference between Clothes Discretionary (C/O) and Nudist facilities.
A resort or plage that is Garments Optional
means that you can be dressed or nude in the designated areas - your alternative.
Many first timers prefer Clothing Elective places because it gives them a
Opportunity to "ease" out of their clothes. A Naked or Nudist facility or seashore
Normally means that you're expected to be out of your clothing fully in the
For the guys:
Don't think that just because you have stepped out on a nude beach your are
going to get an automatic stiffy. Sure its possible, but actually its pretty
unlikely. But if it does happen just roll over on your own stomach for a while, or
cover up with a towel until the "scenario" subsides. We've discovered over the
last few years though that the medical miracle known as the "little blue pill"
has had a noticeable effect at clothing optional and nude resorts, particularly
around the pool or spa at night. We are not telling you what to do, but simply
Recall the effects from those things can be pretty long lasting.
What awful timing, Huh? But do not worry about it, just go with the flow... so to
Talk. Generally women on their heavy days will just don a bathing suit bottom
and go on having a terrific time. On lighter days, most girls just do away with the
bottoms and just tuck the cord.
this I hear about "Nude Etiquette"?
Any clothing optional or nude facility may
have their own rules, but typically the following guidelines will be
Always keep a towel
Helpful and place it over any furniture you sit on. (Good hygiene)
Don't stare or "gawk"
at other people who are naked.
crude or lewd remarks about another persons body or look.
No photography. Save
anyone else is going to be contained in your photos or videos.
Keep the "rules of
the house". If a facility designates that clothing must be worn in particular
Regions, or at particular times - please abide.
Personally... we're very much in favor of
heard about at some resorts?
• 3/14/2017 - Nude Sauna At Caesar Sauna - Poland's Only Official Nudist Resort
Naked Sauna at Caesar Sauna - A GPS is just as good as the individual who squanders good money to buy one.
The GPS would not stop telling How Do You Get Pals and Partners To Strive Nudism ? to turn around. I caved. I started heading north. I turned onto a narrow steep road, drove about 500 feet, turned the corner, and nearly crashed into a bollard. The rest of the road was a trail for pedestrians.
Bielsko-Biala, town of Caesar Sauna
The GPS desired to take me east along a lovely country highway. I understood it was set to avoid highways. Driving on a highway in Poland includes paying a toll. Poles are notoriously wary of paying anything. No wonder it was the default option setting. I attempted to browse the menu to no avail. I attempted to change the language to English. Nothing worked. Nation highway it was going to be.
There are not many traffic lights in Poland. Additionally, there are hardly any stop signs. Every road is either a priority road or not, in which case a driver either has the right of way or must give it. This allows for a steady ride. In addition, it tends to make drivers go fast. Polish highways have a reputation for being wild. Driving as I 'm accustomed on a country highway around 80 kph (that is 50 miles per hour), I was constantly being left in the dust trail of a Volvo sedan - until of course I came across a line of cars too shy to negociate a large, slow moving truck. Hardly any highways in Poland have greater than one lane. Actually, just about the only time you see Naked Summer Occasions Roundup For July and August is going uphill - which never lasts for long. A determined motorist always hazards becoming smashed.
Despite feeling sheepish as I passed beneath the expressway I was supposed to have taken, I loved the drive - until I reached the outskirts of Bielsko-Biala, the town in which Caesar Sauna is situated. Happily there were two lanes. When I saw the orange triangle sitting on the ground I understood it was not the omnipresent building going on in the country. It was an injury. Motorists in Europe are needed by law not only to have their own emergency road triangles, but also fire extinguishers, as well as an orange vest to put on when doing roadside repairs. Add the fact that you constantly need to drive with your lights on and the odds of an American being stopped by a cop increase fifty-fold.
Fortunately the "road devils" can be quite a friendly group. A whole sequence of motorists flashed me their brights before I took a speedy turn down the highway. I waved but he did not wave back. He was attempting to inconspicuously cradle a radar gun.
When the GPS told me I had reached my destination I realized I was at another dead end. I called Peter, the Dutchman who with his Polish wife runs and lives at the small mountain-side naturist resort. He told me I was on the wrong road. It had the correct name, but to get to the upper reaches, I had to drive up another road.
So much for GPS.
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• 3/14/2017 - and teen pregnancy among young women exposed to primal scenes might seem at
first glance to represent harm unequivocally, more careful examination leaves these
findings somewhat ambiguous. In the instance of of increased instances of pregnancy among
these women, for example, it should be noted that over half of those who reported having
become pregnant (and almost half of the men who reported impregnating someone) rated
their experience as "good" rather than "bad." Although it's true that difficulties occasionally serious issues - may attend such pregnancies in U.S. society, some data
also suggest that these problems have been exaggerated (Furstenberg et al., 1987;
Stevens Simon and White, 1991), and may frequently result more from low SES than from
Teen pregnancy itself (Trussell, 1988). Present treatment of adolescent pregnancy as
intrinsically pathological may in part have generalized from an overall inclination to view
adolescent sexual behavior as debatable (see Willis, 1986, for a sharply satirical
characterization of this inclination).
Even findings of increased instances of STD transmission among the women in our study
need to be considered carefully. Symons (February 1995, personal communication)
pointed out that increased instances of STDs and pregnancy among women exposed to
primal scenes might be more parsimoniously comprehended as reduced are, and may recreate their relationships with others as they ideally should be--open, equal, and trusting. . . . Sweating of condoms
among these women. Regardless of debatable results, decreased use of condoms may
be prompted by heightened desire (and ability) for intimacy or higher amounts of trust in
partners - together with by simple lack of sexual responsibility or self-destructive tendencies.
In this regard it should be remembered that there was a (nonsignificant) trend toward higher
Degrees of self-acceptance and improved relations with adults among these girls.
Interactions by sex of participant were found for several outcome measures in the
direction of valuable correlates for boys, and impersonal or problematic correlates for girls.
These interactions may be interpreted in several means.
that human males and females process sexuality-related occasions differently as the consequence of
sexually dimorphic psychological mechanisms that have evolved through natural and
sexual selection (cf. Symons, 1979; Buss, 1994). Empirical evidence is consistent with
the notion of dimorphism in psychological mechanisms (cf. Buss, 1994; Ellis and
Symons, This post was first printed in the fkk magazine Suntan in 1951. But except for a quite few ). Moore (1995) has proposed the possibility that these mechanisms might
begin to appear faithfully in youth. Some evidence is also consistent with this
Idea (cf. Gold and Gold, 1991; Knoth et al., 1988; Rind and Tomorovich, 1997).
Other explanations of the sex interactions are also possible. For example, lads and
girls are socialized differently through the world where sexuality is concerned, with
procedures may also represent expressions of sexually dimorphic mental
adaptation by natural and sexual selection, it could be argued that they instead represent
temporally specific but worldwide sociocultural or socioeconomic forces related to
patriarchal control of female sexuality.
A third explanation of our results is more prosaic. These interactions by sex may be
Thoroughly artifactual statistical noise. Truly, the effect sizes are small, and although
interactions by sex in exactly the same general course were noticed for several the consequence
correction, and one of them was turned in direction - with girls, but not men,
exposed to primal scenes reporting less use of certain drugs.
Moreover, while findings of advantageous outcomes are interesting, particular findings are
not predicted by any theory that we know. So, one is possibly left with what may turn
out to be nonreplicable beneficial correlates of the predictors. As Scarr et al. (1990)
Found, nonreplicable results is the typical fate for long-term regression studies,
Especially when proximate, rather than distal, predictors are being examined. In our
view, then, the relevance of the present investigation, apart from the idea of
True, any one
set of negative consequences is not particularly informative. Nonetheless, given virtually no
Signs in this or any other empirical study the behaviours analyzed in the current
study are unambiguously dangerous, the intriguing question becomes: Why is it so widely
believed in America and certain European nations that these practices are
uniformly damaging to the mental health of kids? (See Okami, 1995, for review of
professional and public opinion.) Such beliefs, definitely where exposure to parental
nudity is concerned, are perhaps better conceptualized as myths.