However there is no shortage of people who disagree with Mark Twain on that.
- 25 naked Filipino students joined the protests against the Islamophobic film Innocence of Muslims, saying: “We support the right of every individual to practise their religion“:
- On the first anniversary of the Gulf of Mexico disaster, art-activist collective @LiberateTate carried out a very artistic naked performance-intervention in the main gallery of the BP-sponsored Tate Britain gallery in London.
Animal rights activists have a penchant for bare-skinned mobilisation. Check out this incredible protest in Mexico city against bullfighting. Members of the Anima Naturalis organisation form the word “Basta” (Spanish for “Enough”):
Members of the French environmental association “Respire” protest nude against an incinerator near Clermont-Ferrand:
Spanish firemen in Asturias protest against new austerity measures with a sign reading, “With so many funding cuts, we have been left…” – well, you can see how they’ve been left:
Six hundred people shed their clothes on a glacier in the Swiss Alps to bodily cry out for help against a planetary emergency: global warming: