Why be naked? Nudism and the Edenic Call

Catholic In The 21st Century

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Note #2: This post contains an artistic depiction of female nudity.

Have you heard of the “Edenic Call”?

The Edenic Call is a concept that I heard from a professor.

The Edenic Call is each person’s, deep down, desire to return to the paradise that was lost — Eden.

What does this have to do with nudism? This:

Having talked with nudists on this blog for a little over a week now, I’ve come to the conclusion that people choose the nudist lifestyle because of the freedom that it offers.

The freedom that nudism offers is, at first glance, just from clothes. As the name implies, those who practice nudism go naked.

But nudism offers people other kinds of freedom: A freedom from shame, and a…

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If everybody were naked
Nobody could make fun of my style
I would never be outdated.
I could go to parties with a smile.

Also when I live naked
Laundry bill can never go high.
I go jump into the shower
Suddenly I am a clean living guy.

Of course your clothing
Never gets sunburned
And nobody laughs at your zipper.
If you are the only
Person who’s naked
You look like a mescaline tripper.

But if everyone got naked
We might do away with all war
Because there would be little
That seems worth arguing for.

With all the women naked
There would be an end to their hose.
And girdles out of the question.
They’d be as natural as a spring rose.

But one must be careful.
A park bench can pinch
And hot car seats can burn.
Living nude has problems
But like everything else
It just…

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