Clothes and the fear.
For fun I post a quote on Twitter every day. Or at least almost every day.
A few days ago it was:
I wonder who wears the pants in a house full of nudists…
A clever reaction was:
Obviously metaphorical ones
To which I added:
Yes! Facebook (Meta) for clothes! Considering how allergic they are to nudity when it’s not porn.
I thought it a funny pun on Meta-forical. Then I thought: what if this is true? What if they are so tight-assed about nudity out of fear? Their rules are impenetrable if it comes to nude things. They even remove images of naked statues, after all.
As long as they, and many other equally anal retentive organisations keep this fear-pressure going, they got you. (Oh, right, the latest edition of WordPress will not let me type quotation marks, so that is why you see none in this post.)
Their interpretation of a safe environment is so far away from reality in some ways that it is laughable, if it were not so sad.
For that reason I am very happy that Twitter, for now, is not such a place. Nor is MeWe. Even the Diaspora network is very …