Nudist writing commonly begins with cross-cultural and historical examples demonstrating the relativity of shame and modesty, before proceeding to expound the psychological, moral, social, and physical benefits of nudity.
16; presages recovery or death of patients); (4) the pelican (recalls its young to life by its own blood); (5) the owl (or nyktikorax; loves darkness and solitude); (6) the eagle (renews its youth by sunlight and bathing in a fountain); (7) the phoenix (revives from fire); (8) the hoopoe (redeems its parents from the ills of old age); (9) the wild ass (suffers no male besides itself); (1 o) the viper (born at the cost of both its parents' death); (I I) the serpent (sheds its skin; puts aside its venom before drinking; is afraid of man in a state of nudity; hides its head and abandons the rest of its body); (12) the ant (orderly and laborious; prevents stored grain from germinating; distinguishes wheat from barley on the stalk); (13) the sirens and onocentaurs (Isa.
Another point of interest lies in the difference of outlook with which nudity is regarded by the English and Japanese.
Later, when the novelty of clothing has spent its force, the stimulus is supplied by nudity complete or partial.
One more point must be considered: there is the evidence of competent observers to show that members of a tribe accustomed to nudity, when made to assume clothing for the first time, exhibit as much confusion as would a European compelled to strip in public. This fact, considered together with what has been said above, compels the conclusion that modesty is a feeling merely of acute self-consciousness due to appearing unusual, and is the result of clothing rather than the cause.
More or less, absolute nudity among men is characteristic even of the Bahima (Hamites).
Save where the tribes have come under Arab or European influence, the clothing is extremely scanty, but absolute nudity is not known.
delineated, characters, and there is no nudity whatsoever.
full-frontal nudity in CURTAINS; at least not in the version I saw.
gratuitous nudity either?
The Times Please note, this production contains nudity.
The DVD carries an upgraded ' R ' rating in the US for a brief scene involving nudity which was omitted from the original.
Aimed at adults - in fact it was one of the first series to feature nudity - the prgramme failed to find an audience.
The other thing about these European genres was that they were not afraid of showing nudity.
Also, how do you feel about including a little tasteful nudity in the Big Damn Sequel?
Today Westminster council agreed to allow total nudity within the clubs of central London.
nudity at the other end of the ride through the city, but there's none here.
I am not offended by nudity, or sexual images or sounds.
Ironically enough there isn't any full-frontal nudity in CURTAINS; at least not in the version I saw.
I'm willing to bet no gratuitous nudity either?
Helen: [gasp] I told you she was soft on full frontal nudity!
They are also required to do partial front nudity.
On the plus side, there's usually some female nudity.
Beside the recurrent exploration of homosexuality, there is strong language, incest and brief onstage nudity.
nudity on European TV.
By the time an actress turns 70, her days of on-screen nudity are usually far behind her.
nudity in films?
nudity in the rape scene mentioned above.
nudity from the neighbors.
nudity and/or sexually explicit activity.
On the question of nudity (cf.
They were but a magnificent drapery of pomp and glory thrown across a background of poverty, ignorance, superstition, hypocrisy and cruelty; remove it, and reality appears in all its brutal and sinister nudity.
Under Hollywood's production code at the time, movies could not include nudity, criminal activity, or offensive language, or depict illegal drug use, venereal disease, or childbirth.
How many times have you seen a woman's online ad featuring a full-on cleavage shot or full-frontal nudity and wondered "What was she thinking?"
Intimate glamour work will often involve a certain amount of nudity.
Maybe you like the idea of spicing up your skiing experience in a sexy way, but you're not quite ready to take the plunge into total nudity.
It's also not worth doing any nudity or other kinds of photos that you will regret doing down the line.
The tape allegedly features plenty of nudity and spanking, though Jennifer Lopez denies that there is any real sex.
Jackson tried to use her hand to shield herself but she wasn't fast enough, and this moment of celebrity nudity was broadcast for millions to see.
Actress Anne Hathaway was originally set to play the main role in Knocked Up, but dropped out over the film's use of nudity.
While there are certainly many movies out there that focus on nudity, most celebrities will agree to show some skin in a film only if it enhances the plot or seems natural for his or her character.
Even more main stream magazines like Vanity Fair and Maxim have showed a little nudity here and there, though these publications tend to at least attempt to cover up their subjects.
He also had an affinity for nudity, and was dubbed "the fat naked guy" by late night talk show host David Letterman.
The Hollywood Gossip - Some of these pictures do contain nudity, but the unmentionables are censored out.
Some celebrity photo websites can contain ads that display nudity or offensive material.
Others, however, aren't so modest, and contain nudity and other questionable content.
There's occasional nudity and the text contains some foul language.
While the claim was that the photos will not display full frontal nudity, his appearance in the publication has raised eyebrows from the Palin camp.
None of the photos contain nudity, however there are lots of bikini shots and other revealing images.
While there's no actual nudity, there are many bikini shots and "come hither" looks.
In addition to hosting erotic themed events, Dream Pleasures swinger cruises also allow nudity at all pool areas, in hot tubs and at special lifestyle events.
What's more, because it is a full ship charter, nudity and other sexually themed events are not relegated to certain portions of the vessel.
Nudism is the practice of nonsexual social nudity, usually in mixed-sex groups, often at specially defined locations, such as nude beaches or nudist clubs.
Nudists believe in the naturalness of the naked body, and in the medicinal, therapeutic, or relaxing properties of unself-conscious social nudity.
They frequently emphasize the importance of total nudity, arguing that partial concealment is more sexual than total exposure.
Empire of Ecstasy: Nudity and Movement in German Body Culture, 1910-1935.
Nudity is customarily imagined as a "natural" state-since we are all born naked-and yet its powerful social and cultural regulation means that it is anything but simple or natural.
Nudity might seem so uncomplicated as to need no definition; it is simply the state of being without clothes.
Definitions of nudity, which are subject to historical and cultural variation, rely on assumptions about what counts as clothing.
Defining nudity can also be an ideological or political matter.
This can matter greatly, as in the colonial context, where nudity was often seen as a sign of savagery.
In the Western tradition, nudity can, broadly speaking, attract both positive and negative metaphorical meanings.
Nudity, therefore, accrued metaphorical meanings of truth, authenticity, and innocence.
In any case, metaphorical meanings and lived practice did not always match up; nor were the idealized meanings of nudity open to all types of naked bodies (for example, those of women, older men, or slaves).
English has two major terms for the state of undress: nakedness and nudity.
The original connotations of these terms persist-nakedness tends to suggest a raw, natural state, while nudity suggests a state of undress refined by culture into an aesthetic state.
Nudity results when the artist works on that raw material.
The "Glorified Girls" featured in the mainstream Broadway revue of Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr. also made nudity more and more acceptable on the stage with opulent tableaux such as "Lady Godiva's Ride" in the Follies of 1919.
The acceptance of nudity necessitated bawdy entertainment to up the ante further in order to secure their lucratively raunchy reputations.
The precedent of nudity established by modern dancers implied artistic motives.
That was infinitely more appealing to male audiences and it was achieved not through nudity, but through an undressing that mimicked the disrobing which preceded a sexual encounter.
Nudity made artistic became artistry made erotic.
Nudity, or being partly naked, is thought to symbolize the dreamer's feelings of vulnerability or fear that others might see what the dreamer is hiding.
Nudity in video games is not as prominent as the talk about nudity in games is.
Below is a list of well-known games--from all types of consoles--that included nudity.
This game is one of the first games that threw in nudity.
Of course the nudity was in that famous block Atari graphics, but still contained a well-endowed woman and you controlled Custer through barrages of arrows to have sex with the woman.
When you hear the title, Playboy: the Mansion, finding nudity in the game shouldn't be shocking.
Much of the nudity is women being topless.
The nudity is very subtle and you may not even recognize the woman on the shirt an actual woman if you're not paying attention.
While not considered nudity, you can blow the clothes off of the Statue of Liberty in Twisted Metal 2, released in 1996.
Would you like some 16-bit nudity in video games?
It's really hard to tell if a game has nudity in it unless you have played the game before.
If you are a parent, you should be concerned about letting your children or young gamer play video games that contain any amount of nudity.
It doesn't matter if the nudity is pixelated or cartoon-like: nudity is nudity and if you feel you need to keep tabs on the games your children buys, then there are a couple of things you can do.
Sexual Content, which may include some partial nudity.
Second, if you think the ratings don't give too much away, you can do a quick search on the game and see if nudity references appear.
You can also read reviews of the game to see if there is any mentions of nudity.
No nudity or actual sex is displayed, only the implication of the acts.
The first game that has video game nudity is developed for the 2600 and is protested by the National Organization for Women.
Instead, the ESRB gave the game an AO (Adults Only) rating because after a lengthy investigation, the game was found to have some hidden content that involved nudity and prostitution.
When the phrase "video game nudity" comes up, congressmen and parents tend to flinch.
It is a sensitive subject because so many gamers are under 18 and even though less than 1% of the games ever made have video game nudity, it still exists.
Developers are apprehensive about putting video game nudity into their creations because it is proven that games with the Adults Only (AO) rating are poor performers.
Most games of extreme violence, nudity, and sexuality get this rating.
There is a small amount of nudity on Playboy: the Mansion and, unlike other games that sport nudity, it's actually useful in the game for progress.
Playboy: the Mansion is the rare game that uses the subtlety of nudity in a classic way.
There is no shortage of nudity and because the character models are so realistic, it's no surprise this game received its AO rating.
Leisure Suit Larry can best be described as cartoony and contains more silliness than nudity.
The gimmick of those clips and the rest of the nudity didn't hide the fact the gameplay was horrible and BMX XXX quickly faded onto the lists of Worst Games of the Century.
The following list of games didn't make much of an impact in terms of nudity.
Some of the games had very little, or you really couldn't tell it was video game nudity.
Custard's Last Stand-this Atari 2600 game probably led the way for video game nudity.
Granted, the nudity is very pixelated…and Custard.
Whether there is video game nudity or not, there is still something else to do and look at and that's the actual game.
If a game stinks, it still stinks with or without nudity, even if the nudity is part of the game, like in Playboy: the Mansion.
Don't purchase a game just because you heard it had nudity it in it; purchase the game because it's a good game.
AO - Adults Only - Aimed at adults over the age of 17 only, these games may include prolonged scenes of violence, graphic sexual content and nudity.
It's really hard to tell what parts are parts actually, so the nudity in those games were just to say it was in there.
There is full frontal nudity for both the men and women and it was the first game in Australia to be considered for their R18+ rating, which is equivalent to the United States' Adults Only rating.
Most of the reviews of the game are negative not because of the gimmicky nudity but because it has no depth to the gameplay.
The descriptors point out the presence of elements such as nudity, violence, blood, fantasy elements, drugs, alcohol and adult humor.
These descriptors include animated blood, cartoon violence, crude humor, fantasy violence, partial nudity, some adult assistance may be needed, strong sexual content, and use of tobacco.
European countries have a more lax attitude and include all types of nudity in their advertising.
She did so nude, because it was a very warm day and nudity is a common luxury among many hikers in a secluded campground.
This is not outright nudity, but it does include apps that are sexually provocative or suggestive.
Those that enter may discover graphic sexual material, nudity, and explicit depictions of sexual behavior.
In these days of thongs and minimal coverage swim wear, it may come as a surprise to know that beach nudity is still cause for arrest in many parts of the world.
It wasn't until public bathing became more of a family event that beach nudity was generally discouraged in much of the world.
Some Scandinavian countries have a clothing optional policy at all beaches, and European countries tend to be more tolerant of nudity overall.
Without a doubt, unintentional nudity is the winner in the hall of swimming shame.
Since these bikinis nearly show everything, they can also be worn at beaches that allow public nudity.
Suits You Swimwear:This is one of those rare sites that doesn't feature any nudity.
There's really only one that shows up time and time again: Frontal nudity not allowed.
At many beaches, a thong bikini is illegal to wear in public whereas at other beaches complete nudity is legal.
Like the rest of the minimal coverage swimwear, it should be worn in adults-only company and in places where nudity or partial nudity is legal.
As previously mentioned, you are usually limited to wearing this kind of bikini at beaches with liberal nudity laws or in the privacy of your home's whirlpool.
You can find invisible suits here, but there's nudity as well, so enter with caution.
The thirty-one minute film also contains partial nudity.
Many shops also offer mesh or sheer swim wear, which is obviously only good for places that allow beach nudity, but still offers a delightful illusion.
Sheer female swimwear is a hot trend among women who do not or cannot partake in full beach nudity, but want to be daring nonetheless.
Most, if not all of these sites offer nudity, so if there's any member of your household that are not age-appropriate for this material, you may want to usher them out of the room when you start your research.
This is one of those rare sites that doesn't feature any nudity.
Swimming without your swimsuit is considered public nudity in most places, and you can wind up with a ticket at the least or arrested at worst.
Just be warned that there string styles show some nudity and are for mature audiences only.
Nudity isn't legal at all beaches and pools, but tan through swimsuits are!
Many beaches have polices against public nudity, so you'll want to be sure you can wear your style without running into any difficulties.
Many states have laws against public nudity, so investigating this aspect of your local ordinance laws can help to stave off any foreseeable legal headaches.
The pictures in the gallery offer frequent nudity, erotic poses and provocative gestures, so when you view these images, you'll want to make sure that all children are out of the room.
Before clicking on any of the links below, please be aware that some pages include nudity and sexual images.
Rated PG-13 for crude humor, sexual content, drug references, language, and brief nudity, You, Me & Dupree promises to be a hit with young and old alike.
My Super Ex-Girldfriend is rated PG-13 for language, crude humor, sexual content, and brief nudity.
Since it's rated G, kids won't be hearing any "bad words" or seeing any nudity or alcohol/drug use.
Additionally, potentially objectionable subject matter, such as violence, nudity, sex, profanity, and other topics might be perceived by some parents as acceptable in some contexts and completely inappropriate in others.
Instead, the ratings provided by this service range from zero to ten, and separate values are assigned to the following three categories: profanity, violence and gore, and sex and nudity.
If a movie has a nine in profanity and a one in sex and nudity, you can expect that the film will contain a great deal of cursing, but little or no content that involves sex or nudity.
Films made decades ago are scrubbed down of fancy computer graphics and gratuitous violence or nudity.
The provocative and unusual setting served only to whet the appetite; it was the introduction of frontal nudity to Brazilian television that made this series stands out in local ratings.
True Blood, however, is definitely an adult oriented show featuring nudity, sexual scenes and graphic violence at times.
The HBO series features sex, violence, nudity, profanity and tempestuous Louisiana steam and heat.
The term 'naked' has nothing to do with nudity, it is simply a catchy name for an effective online alarm clock.
It is difficult to overcome the cultural conditioning that associates nudity with sexuality, especially when doing an exercise as body-aware as yoga.
She finds that while students at first have difficulty overcoming the cultural imprints against nudity, once the yoga practice centers them they find it "powerful and liberating."
Body stockings in a flesh tone have been used by dancers and actors for decades to suggest nudity while protecting modesty.
As nudity on stage and screen has become more acceptable and even demanded, the stockings are less used.
They are used more in theatre and dance performances when either the temperature or the setting might make nudity a problem.
This fragile, but nearly undetectable, undergarment is practically akin to nudity.
Classic pin-up styles usually do not feature nudity, but some pages on the sites below may contain nudity.
Detractors often criticize the event for its partial nudity and possibly pornographic undertones.
Perhaps most shocking to audiences at the time was the nudity included in the play.
Angelique (aka Frenchie) - Angelique didn't last very long in the house, but her constant nudity and over the top sexual antics coupled with her intense accent made her a fan favorite.
Basically, what you're going to see is more of the same Big Brother antics only with nudity and profanity.
For whatever reason (maybe the chance of a little nudity or lascivious hookup) the camera crew likes to film the houseguests taking showers.
Is it any surprise that there seems to be a whole lot of nudity in reality TV?
After all, people in real life get naked, so why not have nudity in reality TV?
Not that nudity automatically equals something sexual - people get nude to take showers and get dressed - but that type of nudity certainly isn't the kind they portray in the teaser commercials.
According to a 2002 study done by the Parental Television Council called Harsh Reality, nudity is the "second most common type of sexual content on reality TV shows" and that Big Brother and The Surreal Life were the worst offenders.
Given that both these shows are ratings successes, it can be assumed that there may be a strong correlation between nudity and sexual innuendo and ratings.
Some make it and some don't, but if the trends of increased sexual content, nudity and foul language continue as they have been you can expect to see more skin and hear more bad language in upcoming reality TV shows.
Reality show nudity can be deliberate or accidental and may or may not be a stunt by producers or the network to boost ratings.
Nudity in reality shows also depends on what network airs the program.
For example, HBO typically shows more nudity than prime-time stations like ABC or CBS, but every once in a while, even the latter likes to push the envelope.
Cathouse is a show that took reality show nudity to the extreme only because HBO is allowed to air such programming.
While some overseas television is more liberal than American TV, some production companies and networks think some reality show nudity is okay.
There are both opponents and proponents of reality show nudity.
Those opposed complain that networks don't care when nudity occurs and that some nudity is manufactured for ratings.
Those who think nudity is natural may feel that television is attempting to be as creative as they can because fresh ideas in the reality world are thin.
Most viewers take the nudity in context and know when it's being blatant or accidental for the creativity of the show.
In Africa, however, "shower hour" was then broadcast live nationally, nudity and all.
Even when shower footage is broadcast, sometimes the footage is edited or the showers are constructed so that no nudity is shown.
However, whether or not nudity is aired, the shower broadcasts have sometimes included sex acts - and these broadcasts are often met by public outcry that sometimes changes the way shower footage is handled.
From accidental nudity to gaffes in strategy, every season seems to offer something new.
I understand that being on the episode of Foursome shocked people, but you saw the same level of nudity and sex you could from Big Brother 9.
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