Shame on you!

Shame on you! Oh, the shame! You must have been so ashamed. These are all expressions that many of us will be familiar with and may have heard many times over our lives. One of the biggest areas where shame is projected on us is that of the naked human form. While it is accepted in art and sculpture as some high ideal, the mere appearance of the naked body in a public place creates an avalanche of hysterical and illogical responses. In some countries, the act of appearing naked in public is a criminal offence and can result in arrest or a fine. This is even the case in some advanced and supposedly free nations that embrace freedom of speech and freedom of expression.

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