Skip to comments.Slate Says If You Don't Get Naked You're a Baby
Posted on 12/04/2015 5:39:34 AM PST by CharlesOConnell
Slate's Mark Joseph Stern writes that "If You Are Not Comfortable Being Naked Around Other People, You Are Not an Adult"
As a Little Child, My Pants Were Pulled Down.
I'm age three.
It's about 4:30 in the afternoon, in late July or early August.
The little rectangular swimming pool is rectangular, it's dark green, heavy canvas-plastic mounted on white metal tubing with white plastic caps on the ends on the ground.
There are little, elongated red rectangular seats in the corners.
The pool is in the shadow of bushes from a neighboring yard to the west. I'm in the west end of the pool, facing east.
The person several years older who pulls down my pants is facing me.
To this day, I have nightmares about being unclothed in the presence of other people who are clothed.
I completely forgive the person who did it to me.
I have never felt the need to mention it to the person.
Surely this was the least malignant form of child sexual abuse. But it's a lesson about how delicate is the human faculty of personal dignity.
Every little child intuitively understands the principle, that sexual privacy is the secret at the core of the person which cannot be violated without degrading the fundamental sense of self-worth--Planned Parenthood very well knows it as much as Charlie Manson does.
A key component of Charlie Manson's technique to gain homicidal control of his followers was that each and every one must be systematically sexually degraded, in an exercise that he termed "getting scared". The first step in the process was depriving each of the, male and female, of their clothing.
Catholic tradition describes this tendency to conceal sex as "modesty." It is a certain kind of shame. We would do well to understand what it is and what it is not. In his book, Purity: The Mystery of Christian Sexuality, Dietrich von Hildebrand distinguishes between different kinds of shame. Some kinds of shame are, in fact, a reaction against what is "disgraceful or ugly." Yet not all shame is so. Some kinds of shame are a form of reverence. For example the French word pudeur is translated into English as "shame"; however, it has the nuance of "holy bashfulness" for which there is no equivalent in English.
Traditional Catholic religious art portrays the angel named "Who Is Like GOD?"--Michael the Archangel--in a clothed condition, lancing satan--the lack of capitalization in the name is deliberate, as is the use of the pronoun "it". It is portrayed in an unclothed condition.
Mark Joseph Stern apparently susbcribes to the view of the human person, that sexuality is of negligible value.
The gays are mad that their peep shows have been closing.
I was taught better maners than Slate’s Mark Joseph Stern has.
They lost their only IQ point and are still searching for it.
So sex in public is beautiful? I guess he hasn't been to the parking area outside of may Grateful Dead concerts. The drunks and drug addicts having sex on the ground in front of everyone -- naked, dirty, sloppy and high as a kite -- would do everyone a favor by trying to better follow the Catholic tradition of sexual modesty.
Naked is NOT a good look for 97% of us.
Liberals are debauched perverted thugd
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