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originally posted by: cooperton
originally posted by: PhloydPhan
Clothes protect us wind, rain, too much sunlight, insect bites, etc.
Wouldn't we have evolved mechanisms to deal with these issues? Or, if you believe in an intelligent source to creation, wouldn't that intelligent creator encode us with protection from these issues? Why are we so disharmonious with nature?
originally posted by: SouthernForkway26
Clothes seperate us from animals. ....
...Children are taught the shame of nudity (among other 'shameful' things) in order to fit with society. They are also taught the benefit of many other social things (manners, generally respect for others, etc.) in order to fit in. As humans we have evolved to become dependent on society and that is what we pass on to our kids...
originally posted by: Plotus
I suppose you could ask why people wear shoes then. It's sort of obvious. Clothes would also serve as insulators for weather, along with being an insect deterrent. As you approach Equatorial locations it has been observed the proportionate lack of clothing and the mean temperatures in these areas.
originally posted by: ketsuko
If you want to have people walking innocently around in the buff, then you need to lay off the sex and let people be innocent.
Because sex has let the bedroom and moved into the street, movies, the internet and ads everywhere, we must wear clothing for protection from predators as well.