This article is from the Naturism FAQ, by Dennis Kirkpatrick firstname.lastname@example.org with numerous contributions by others.
Naturists believe that, while clothing does have some practical uses
(such as for warmth or protection), many activities are better
performed nude. In many cases nudity is more comfortable, healthy, or
fun than wearing clothes. Naturists do not intend to force everyone to
go nude; rather, they advocate the optionality of clothing when and