Fridays have become “Discerning Nudist Day,” where I post thoughtful pieces by other authors related to social nudity.
This piece by a brilliant young writer speaks to the commodification of bodies and how that plays into the psychology of why just about anyone with even a hint of self-awareness may not be eager to participate in pay-to-play social nudity, including gate fees to nudist parks. And conversely, he makes a compelling case for those who have put up paywalls as if to say, “If anyone is going to make money from my nakedness, it may as well be me.” A really thought provoking read.
[W]e should not be surprised that more young people are not jumping through hoops to engage in social nudity in remote communities, driving hours and paying gate fees in order to gain access to a space where they can be relieved of the social expectations of the clothed world. Young people might not accept that the solution to the commodification of the body is to pay to access spaces where we can be free of that pressure.
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