Public nudity in Australia in World 67 has been decriminalised, leading to social acceptance of going “de-clothed” in everyday life. Due to critical levels of depletion of natural resources from over consumption of clothing, the Australian government was forced to enact a clothing tax in the 1980s. The substantial increase to the cost of clothing sparked changes in public attitudes towards nudity. Prolific protests regarding people’s right to be naked in public eventually led to changes in law. In this nude world, clothing has become disconnected from the everyday, now only worn for special occasions or if the situation necessitates clothing (eg. PPE).
What if …
public nudity in Australia was decriminalised, leading to social acceptance of going “de-clothed” in everyday life?
critical levels of depletion of natural resources from the overconsumption of clothing
the normalisation of nudity
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