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    Question Is All Nudity Pornographic?

    Is all nudity pornographic?

    por·nog·ra·phy n.
    [list=1][*]Sexually explicit pictures, writing, or other material whose primary purpose is to cause sexual arousal. [*]The presentation or production of this material.[*]Lurid or sensational material: “Recent novels about the Holocaust have kept Hitler well offstage [so as] to avoid the... pornography of the era” (Morris Dickstein). [/list=1]

    \Por*nog"ra*phy\, n. [Gr. ? a harlot + -graphy.] 1. Licentious painting or literature; especially, the painting anciently employed to decorate the walls of rooms devoted to bacchanalian orgies.

    Why do we associate nudity solely with sex, when we are born nude? We bathe nude. Some of us sleep nude.

    Do they really need age warnings at nude (not erotic) photography sites, when people of any age can go to a museum and see anatomically correct sculptures and paintings? Or better yet, they can just take of their own clothes and look in the mirror! And why can we see tv commercials with nude children (images which are only sexual to perverts who see them that way) but a nude adult is forbidden and gets any film an arbitrary "R" rating?

    If we lived in a society where the nude body was respected as a part of human nature and not treated as purely sexual, would there be fewer sex crimes committed? And would there be such a need for women to reveal their body parts in tight clothes?

    I'm not saying we should all be NUDE ALL THE TIME. Just to lessen the stigma against nudity and to alter it's role in society. I don't find this artwork pornographic or sexual in anyway. I think it is romantic and nice.

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    Real-life nude women arouse me upon seeing them. Real-life nude men disgust me upon seeing them. I think that is natural. This does not apply to artistic endeavours excluding photography, they give me the above effect depending on the gender of the subject. But still some art could arouse or disgust me.

    I have seen pornography and I always felt remorse when I think about it, but nudity is something else.

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    Some nudity is vulgar, alá Hustler magazine, some is not. The pic you posted is lovely and sweet.

    I like the nude form in art very much if it's done well. If it is not done well, then I don't, but not because it's nude - because the artist sucks.

    At the beach one can see little kids running around nude. It's not erotic or pornographic, it's cute. All kids seem to go through that phase where they just cannot keep their clothes on. Luckily, most of them grow out of it. The ones who don't, join nudist clubs.

    Nazz, why does looking at a nude man disgust you? Ya know, just admiring a sculpture of a nude man doesn't make you homosexual.

    How can you think of this as disgusting?

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    Or this?

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    I love this one:

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    Statues do not disgust me Sigrun, real-life nude man do disgust me though.

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    I don't really have a problem with nudity, nor do I have a problem with 'soft-core' that does not depict actual graphic sexual acts. I think the nude female form is a work of incomparable beauty and that it should be admired. I think that nude men can be beautiful in art, such as the statues Sigrun posted, but I would rather not see nude men in real life. x_p

    To quote Hellstar: 'I love womans!'

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    I've been to several nude beaches. Need I say more. I guess I'm one of those kids that never grew up. I like being naked -- except when I'm cooking bacon.x_hehe

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    I agree that nudity is no big deal, it's totally natural and I think it's actual sex acts that should be censored from young people, not just a naked body.

    I think it's actually freakish to be so paranoid about seeing naked bodies, though I don't think it should be everywhere! Some aspects of our society still have too much of that conservative and prudent christian influence for my liking -I think it really destroys the harmony of our nature
    I envision a world where people dawning long white robes and elaborate headdresses run rampant down the streets, waving their arms in the air while screaming "we've gone mad, we've gone mad", like defrocked monks breaking the silence of ages past.

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    OMG I could never go to a nude beach! Unless it was on Brando's island of course LOL

    I remember being a kid and always running around naked. When me and my friend were little tots we would just turn to eachother and go "wanna run around the house naked?" and then we would and our parents would just roll their eyes LOL Funny we were just talking about that last night too! We decided that if we did that today, we could make some money x_hehe
    But then decided totally against it! :eek:
    I envision a world where people dawning long white robes and elaborate headdresses run rampant down the streets, waving their arms in the air while screaming "we've gone mad, we've gone mad", like defrocked monks breaking the silence of ages past.

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