There are certain things that are commonly believed to be exactly opposite of the way they actually are. Since I wouldn’t want to spark debate on a side topic, let me give an example that is historic by now – geocentrism. Geocentrism is the belief that the Earth is the center of the universe. We now know that we don’t really know what the center of the universe is, but are certain that the Earth is definitely not it.
One such modern misconception is, I think, involving clothes and nudity. Nudity is always criminalized on the grounds that it is sexual, perverted, ugly, etc. Clothes, they say, hide our ugliness, our perversions and our sexuality. In my opinion, this is dead wrong. Continue reading