Appropriate Contexts for Nudity
Webcast Q&A: Sunday, 25 September 2011, Question 1
In the live broadcast of Philosophy in Action Radio on 25 September 2011, I answered a question on appropriate contexts for nudity.
What's the proper approach to nudity? Should we all be nude all the time? Should nudity be saved for your lover only? Should children see their parents naked? Should we have clothing-optional get-togethers with friends? Basically, what is your view of the proper contexts for nudity?
My Answer, In Brief: A wide range of reasonable approaches to nudity with others are possible. However, be careful (1) not to sexualize non-sexual relationships, (2) to be polite to others, and (3) not to be motivated by bad ideology.
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