Why be dressed?

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Why be dressed?

Postby servant » Fri Jul 01, 2016 1:39 am

And after doing all they do, they get up, take a bath, powder themselves, wear perfume, comb their hairs, get dressed, and thus progressively go back to being what they are not.

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Re: Why be dressed?

Postby JimShedd112 » Fri Jul 01, 2016 9:35 am

So true. Thank you for the translation servant.

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Re: Why be dressed?

Postby jochanaan » Fri Jul 01, 2016 9:04 pm

Why do we want to be something we're not? But too many of us want just that. :(
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Re: Why be dressed?

Postby Petros » Sat Jul 02, 2016 6:59 am

In part [complicated critters us humans] to seem more of a winner, in part to hide that we are vulnerable.

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The truth, the stark naked truth, the truth without so much as a loincloth on, should surely be the investigator's sole aim - Basil Chamberlain
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Re: Why be dressed?

Postby DaveT » Mon Sep 05, 2016 11:52 pm

insecurity. We do what we do to obtain the favor of those around us. If everyone around us wore no clothes and looked at us critically because we did, would those cloths stay on very long? Of course not. But since everyone wears clothes and looks critically at anyone who doesn't. Very few people have the courage to face the insecurity of remaining out of conformity with the majority. Only the rare few who come to see a significant reason to refuse conformity, start trying to fight the system and push for acceptance of the nonconformist.
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