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Jan 22Liked by Evan Nicks, Walker Rose

Slapping 100 🤘

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Jan 22Liked by Evan Nicks, Walker Rose

This is exactly what I wanted to read today, thank you!

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Jan 22Liked by Evan Nicks, Walker Rose

Nearly a century ago Alois Knapp, an American nudist pioneer in the 1930s stated:

“Nudism is the greatest social revolution in two thousand years.”

Punk on Alois!

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Jan 22Liked by Evan Nicks, Walker Rose

Thanks Walker. Great article! You nailed Brother....As you know, we have a long road ahead....perseverance and all virtues great and small will get us there.

We will all meet there someday..... over that rainbow, in that land of love, freedom, and the naturist way. Blessings, August Konrad

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Jan 22Liked by Evan Nicks

Hell yeah, stellar article!

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Maybe that's why we've been so resistant to embracing young people in nudism. We're a bunch of conservative sticks-in-the-mud. You can be nudists but you have to do it on our terms. Not on the terms of a rebellious, anti-authoritarian, young person. Punks and grunge aren't welcome. Neither were hippies back in the day.

Wendy would rebel against us as much as any other authority.

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Jan 23Liked by Evan Nicks

Mentioning the 1960’s acceptance and revival of simple social nudity was influenced and accepted for a time by those rock and rollers returning from Woodstock who before punk didn’t just go along with social norms but broke the mold at the risk of arrest by stripping there because they were soaked and staying covered in wet clothes made no sense for many. Neither does sunbathing in a costume.

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Freedom is an illusion, you may be more free than say someone in a communist country. But no one on this planet is truly free as in butterfly. The only way to be truly free is to live in a different time and place, or die. Very sad.

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Jan 24Liked by Evan Nicks

Interesting that Walker mentions the hunter gather fact. I would like to expand on that. Modern humans, meaning homo sapiens, have existed on this planet for at least 200,000 years according to the most recent anthropological data. We only started to wear clothing about between 83,000 and 170,000 ago. We know this by studying the DNA of body lice. This data correlates with data we have on homo sapiens migration out of Africa. If you put two and two together, it essentially means we started wearing clothing simply as a means to move into the colder climates and gain access to the resources there; most likely to hunt animals. Putting it in this perspective, clothing is nothing more than a tool, no different than a spear or a hand axe. We lived as hunter gathers for the vast majority of our time on earth. We only started staying in one place when we discovered agriculture 12,000 years ago. This is the point things started going down hill for us. With the agricultural revolution came the building of cities, and kings, and armies and organized religion, and therefore oppression and tyranny. the further we get away from our natural selves, the worse we get. If you want to end oppression and truly stick it to the authoritarians and be truly punk. Be naked, be natural.

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