Monday, December 31, 2012

Nudity Is Healthy for Brains and Bodies

If you put a plaster cast on a broken arm the skin starves for Vitamin D, the muscles weaken due to strangled range of motion, the nerve synapses depress to a whimper of their former joy. Twenty-first century hominids? We shroud our entire skin palette except for face, neck and hands - we obliterate symbiosis with the planet.

We hide in cocoons, when we could be free as butterflies.

History reveals many cultures that were not clothes-minded. Spartans were basically bare and their victories in pan-Hellenic sports competitions enticed all neighboring Greeks to exercise nude, creating the word “gymnasium” (Greek gymnos = naked). Romans mingled in magnificent bathhouses, enjoying dense communal nudity as they drank, dined, defecated, bathed, read books, argued politics, and watched theater. Adamists — naked heretics — performed stripped-down church services in North Africa, Bohemia, the Netherlands, and England. Pre-Hitler Germans were avid adherents of Freikorperkultur (“Free Body Culture”) with 70,000 attending co-edNacktkultur schools.

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Sunday, December 2, 2012

Get Naked - Globally!

Our friends at Naked Places have put together a comprehensive website of different clothes free locations around the world. Naked Places takes advantage of the power of the internet and Google Earth satellite technology to provide detailed and accurate information on places to go naked across the world.

To fully benefit from using the Naked Places website. You will need to have Google Earth installed on your computer. If you have never used Google Earth, you may also benefit from the Using Google Earth section of Naked Places. Please support their work by making a donation on their site.

The locations that they currently cover are listed below. Please note that not all locations are documented by Naked Places, please also check out our Links page or get in contact with your nearest national Naturist Society/Federation.

Click here for more links and a full list