Thanks for weighing in. I don’t know where you live but I see plenty of shirtless men - they are at the pool, on the basketball court, going for a run. But that being said, I’m not discounting your own well-made point.

E. L. Byrne recently wrote an excellent piece on the uniquely American obsession with modesty all the while we are pruriently interested in bodies (primarily female bodies). We live in a weird culture! 😏

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