An amazing article from Larry Darter.
In the preface to “Naked People” Cec Cinder offered a summarized definition of the nudism idea presented at length in The Nudist Idea –
Definition of nudism
- It must be a group activity. Nakedness alone however enjoyable is not nudism,
- It must be mixed-sex, a group interaction of both men and women,
- It must be complete, not the state of partial nudity which is a contradiction of the entire spirit of nudism,
- It must be social,
- It must be self-conscious (e.g., primitive tribes going completely naked is simply their norm not nudism).
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