Concept and What is: Naturism | Psychology

Naturism or Nudism is a philosophy of life adopted by people who believe in values of equality, respect, contact with nature and love of neighbor, which seek to eliminate prejudices and discrimination.

According to the Brazilian Federation of Naturism, the philosophy has existed since the 20th century in Germany in Hamburg, where arose the first naturist Club in the world. Popularized after 50 years, with the creation of the International Federation of Naturism that disseminated the movement in the Scandinavian countries, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, USA and Canada.

In Brazil, naturism was introduced by Star Luz Del Fuego (Dora Vivaqua), who practiced on the island of Solque in the Bay of Guanabara-RJ and remained until his mysterious death in 1967. She once declared: there is no indecency in the human body. Covering it with clothing, we become coveted and thought our kicks us diverted.

During the military regime, naturism was inhibited, being practiced in isolated points and private.

From the years 80, emerged with full force in United-SC pin on the beach, where a group of naturists, decided to create the Brazilian Federation of Naturism FBRN and a code of ethics based on the therapeutic principles of self-respect to similar and to nature, where are punished with expulsion those who commit serious fouls, such as having a sexually aggressive behavior, photographing, recording, filming other naturists, without permission, causing embarrassment to exceed the intake of alcoholic beverages, and even leave trash in inappropriate locations or cause damage to fauna and flora.

Among naturists beaches more known in Brazil are: Tambaba (PB); Pine Beach, Praia da Galheta and Pedras Altas (SC); Bull's-eye, Praia do Abricó, Brava and Jurubá (RJ); Dry bar (s) and Massarandupió (BA).
There are approximately 90 million naturists in the world, 300 million of whom are Brazilians.
Translated for educational purposes.
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